Hundreds of dead fish found in Sono River in Balasore


Balasore: Hundreds of dead fish have been found floating in Sono River in Balasore district on Sunday morning, triggering panic among the residents.

The incident came to light after some fish traders of the slums in Remuna block of the district came across the dead fishes in the morning during netting.

As the news broke, locals of Patripala and Ganipur area started thronging to the river. While the exact cause of death of fishes on such a large scale was not ascertained, water pollution was suspected to the reason.

While the locals have alerted the concerned officials and the district administration about the incident, officials are yet to reach the spot, sources said.

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