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KARACHI: The Sindh Solid Waste Management Board (SSWMB) on Wednesday said its teams had buried around 43,000 tonnes of offal of sacrificial animals in the city’s designated landfills during the past three days of Eidul Azha.

Officials in SSWMB said they buried the offal of sacrificial animals weighing 42,937 tonnes in the Jam Chakro and Gond Pas landfills and the trenches dug up in the garbage transfer station at Sharafi Goth.

Giving breakup, they said a total of 11,457 tonnes of offal was buried in Jam Chakro landfill, while another 19,746 tonnes of offal was disposed of in Gond Pas landfill.

The remaining 11,734 tonnes of offal was buried in the trenches of Sharafi Goth garbage transfer station.

Published in Dawn, August 15th, 2019