Activist Shaniera Akram declares emergency for Karachi Beach
*ISLAMABAD - **Activist Shaniera Akram declares state of emergency for Karachi Beach over the pathetic conditions.*
*Philanthropist Shaniera Akram has declared the Karachi beach in a state of emergency following ‘biohazardous waste’ washed up on the shore posing a serious health hazard. *
She posted a video of medical waste dumped on Clifton beach. It included used syringes, vials of blood, broken glass medical containers, amid other disposed material.
“On behalf of all the citizens in Karachi, I Shaniera Akram declare Clifton beach in the state of emergency. There is kilometres of medical waste, including open syringes, vials of blood, broken glass medical containers, that has come in from the ocean spread out over kilometres across the beach. Our beach is biohazard zone and needs to be shut down immediately,” she wrote.
The activist also apologized for stopping people from coming to the beach because of its deteriorating condition.