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Masses of dead fish in Thanh Hoa river

Update: December, 17/2013 - 09:07

THANH HOA (VNS)— Tonnes of dead fish have been found in the upper reaches of the Buoi River in the central province of Thanh Hoa.

According to local residents, the dead fish have been found floating near the Thach Lam Commune, Thach Thanh District, since December 7, causing a foul odor and polluting the river.

The dead fish have been found floating near the Thach Lam Commune, Thach Thanh District, since December 7, causing a foul odor and polluting the river.— Photos vnexpress

While the reason the fish died remains unknown, local residents have used the dead fish to feed pigs, said Le Huy Duong, chairman of the commune.

The district's People Committee has asked appropriate agencies to collect river water for testing, he added. — VNS

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