RAWALPINDI: Environment Protection Agency (EPA), under its ongoing anti-dengue drive on Sunday inspected 32 sites and sealed six including five junk yards and an auto shop in different areas here.
District Officer EPA, Mian Mohammad Nawaz told APP that strict action is being taken against the violators of the orders of the government to save the public from the spread of dengue mosquitoes.
EPA teams also removed stagnant water from six dengue breeding sites while the teams found dengue larva at two points, he informed.
Mian Mohammed Nawaz further said that EPA teams visited 32 points including 12 tyre shops, 16 junkyards/godowns, three under construction sites and a nursery.
He said that tyre shops, hotels, restaurants, nurseries, under construction sites and other vulnerable points are regularly being checked and special inspection is conducted to check dengue mosquito larva. As many as 26 sites were declared clear of dengue larva.
The EPA would continue to conduct such raids until the dengue mosquito was eliminated, he added.