D.I.Khan: Funeral prayers held of the toxic fumes’ victims


DERA ISMAIL KHAN: Funeral prayers of the eleven people held today, who lost their lives on Friday in the Dera Ismail Khan incident when chemical waste coming out of Chasma Sugar Mills-2 c, Aaj News reported on Saturday.

According to police, the toxic wastes of sugar mills are dumped in the nullah where eleven people fell and lost their lives.

The funeral of the deceased including 5 members of a family was held while the affected families blocked the Indus Highway near Ranak to protest the incident.

Soon after the funeral of the dead in the incident, the angry villagers also pelted stones at the main gate of the sugar mills. The angry mob also broke open the main gate of the mills.

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