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Friday, July 27, 2012

Dozens of dead fish in river worrying, say residents, Malaysia

BENTONG: Residents in Kampung Sg Dua near here are worried after finding dozens of fish in Sungai Bentong dead.

Village chief Wong Fan Chong said they believed it was due to pollution and hazardous waste from an industrial estate nearby.

“We are not alleging that the factories are dumping their waste into the river but surely, there is a reason why the fish are dead,” he said.

He urged the authorities to conduct an investigation into the matter, adding that if test results showed it was due to waste pollution, guilty parties must be punished.

Wong said there were previously cases of fish dying in the river but of late, the number had increased. Read More