At least 170 dead pigs have been retrieved from a river in China`s Qinghai province, authorities said Wednesday.
Bodies of over 12,000 dead pigs have been retrieved so far from the main waterbodies of China`s financial hub, Shanghai, and neighbouring Jiaxing.
Shanghai residents are fretting over the quality of their drinking water supply.
A day after over 900 dead pigs were recovered from
Shanghai`s Huangpu river in China, authorities claimed to have fished out 1,200 pigs by Sunday afternoon and the source of the pigs was traced upstream, Xinhua reported.
Over 900 dead pigs were retrieved from Shanghai`s Huangpu river Saturday after a large number of bodies were found floating in the water, authorities said.
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