Probe launched on clinical waste floating in the Puttalam sea

An investigation has been launched into clinical waste floating in the Puttalam sea believed to have been dumped in India.

The Marine Environment Protection Authority said that the waste was seen within a 10 kilometer stretch in Puttalam.

According to reports, the waste comprised of plastic containers, discarded vaccines, discarded syringes and other clinical materials. (Colombo Gazette)

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