Pakistan killed hundreds of turtles through electrocution, locals demand action

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IBNS-CMEDIA: In a heart-wrenching episode, hundreds of turtles were killed through electrocution in Chiniot region of Pakistan, media reports said on Sunday

Local authorities confirm that hundreds of turtles, vital members of the river ecosystem, succumbed to this ruthless act of exploitation, reported ARY News.

People demanded region’s authorities to take action against those behind the crime.

The demand for justice extends beyond mere retribution; citizens are also calling for measures to prevent similar incidents in the future, reported ARY News.

Chiniot is located on the banks of the Chenab River.