Conspiracy Feared: Garbage bags blocked sewerage lines

The ministersays, he informed by an official that bags filled with garbage were found dumped.

Our Correspondent August 09, 2013

KARACHI: Sindh Minister for Local Bodies and Health Syed Owais Muzaffar toured different parts of the city for the third day in a row and expressed concern as to why the roads in the central district were most affected.

He said that it is being investigated if someone had choked the sewerage lines on purpose or if there was any fault in the sewerage pipelines. Investigations, according to him, are under way to determine the truth. The minister added that he was informed by an official in a meeting with the chief minister that bags filled with garbage were found dumped in the sewerage lines in Karachi and Hyderabad.

Talking to reporters after visiting Korangi, Landhi, Quaidabad, Malir and other areas of the city Muzaffar expressed deep concern over the consequences of the rain in the central district of Karachi.

Published in The Express Tribune, August 7th, 2013.

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