Large-scale fish kill in Kukkrahalli lake

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Hundreds of fish were found dead in the Kukkrahalli lake, in the city.

According to sources, the fish kill is being reported from the last three days. The Forest department officials visited the lake, maintained by the University of Mysore (UoM), and conducted an inspection. Deputy Conservator of Forests (Wildlife) V Yedukondalu said, the cause of death is yet to be ascertained, and the samples have been sent to laboratories.

However, environment activists claim that the fish death is reported due to inflow of sewage water.

 

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