Thousands of fish die in river Ganga

Thousands of fish died in river Ganga due to discharge of poisonous water.

Last Updated: Jul 12, 2010, 13:16 PM IST

Muzaffarnagar: Thousands of fish died
due to discharge of poisonous water from industries at
Shukartal in the district following which an inquiry has been
ordered into the incident, officials said here on Monday.

Fish were found dead yesterday following which a case
has been registered against factories in Uttarakhand for
discharging poisonous water in the river Ganga, District
Magistrate Santosh Kumar told reporters here.

An inquiry has also been ordered into the incident,
he said, adding Sub-Divisional Magistrate A H Karni would
conduct the probe.

PTI