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Karachi under grip of water scarcity

KARACHI – Water scarcity dogged the economic capital as locals have been badly irked by problem intensified in the metropolis. The residents of Altaf Hussain Town have revealed that they don’t have access to water as water board is not in a mood to solve the matter. In addition, illegal connections have been taken from 48 inch main water pipe in Korangi cross.

It has also been reported that thousands of galleons are also being wasted daily as water board is not able to cope up with the wastage of water. The daily need of the city is far more than the current availability of 55 crore galleons that amount to 40 percent of the total water consumption. Sources revealed that tanker mafia is benefitting out of the whole matter as they are selling water to locals at exorbitant rates.

source: Dunya News

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