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Mass fish deaths at Mettur  Dam prompts investigation at Salem

Mass fish deaths at Mettur Dam prompts investigation at Salem

A large number of fish, each weighing less than half a kilogram, were discovered dead on the right bank of the Mettur Dam in Salem district yesterday, prompting an official investigation into the cause of the mass 
deaths.
Fishermen and fisheries officials quickly responded to the scene upon receiving the news, working to remove the dead fry from the area. 
The discovery has caused significant concern and shock among both the local fishing community and the general public.
"The continuous death of fish fry is alarming and unprecedented," stated one of the fishermen at the site. The authorities have launched an investigation to ascertain the cause of the fish deaths, seeking to prevent further occurrences and mitigate the impact on the local ecosystem.
As officials continue to probe the situation, the local community await for answers and hoping for swift action to address the underlying issues contributing to this environmental concern.