KARACHI: Officers have poisoned lots of of canine within the southern Karachi within the newest effort to curb a inhabitants of strays that assault hundreds of individuals annually within the teeming mega-metropolis of some 20 million.
Our bodies of lifeless canine littered areas of the town the place municipal staff gathered them for disposal.
“A minimum of seven hundred canine have been killed solely in two areas of Karachi’s south within the final couple of days,” stated Sattar Javed, a spokesman for the municipal authority.
Officers estimated the citywide operation that began this week had culled hundreds of strays however didn’t have a full accounting for all six metropolis districts.
The periodic culling of canine utilizing poison tablets hidden in hen meat has drawn criticism from animal rights activists in Pakistan, however one other metropolis official, Mohammad Zahid, stated it was crucial as a result of packs of strays posed a menace to residents.
Final yr, Karachi’s Jinnah Hospital handled 6,500 individuals bitten by canine and this yr to date it has seen three,seven hundred instances, stated Dr. Seemin Jamali, head of the emergency room.
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