Pakistan: Hundreds Protest Industrial Waste, Toxic Water in Rivers and Canals


The residents of Muzaffarabad, Shershah and Shujabad areas staged a demonstration against release of industrial waste and toxic water in canals and Chenab River here outside Multan Press Club on Saturday. A protester told media men that huge discharge of untreated domestic and industrial waste has turned rivers and canals in Punjab into a dumping pit, causing serious health and environmental hazards.