Floating bodies trigger panic in MP villages

Round half a dozen our bodies have been discovered floating in a river in Madhya Pradesh’s Panna district and triggered panic, officers and residents stated on Wednesday, a day after dozens of corpses had been discovered within the Ganga in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh.

Residents stated our bodies had been floating within the river in Panna for 4 days, however the matter got here to gentle on Tuesday after a video of the corpses went viral on social media. “The decomposed our bodies will be seen simply within the river. We have no idea whether or not the our bodies belong to Covid-19 contaminated folks or not, however that is for the primary time we have now seen floating our bodies on this river. We aren’t permitting youngsters to return out of homes as we’re afraid of the unfold of the illness within the village,” stated Rajesh Yadav, a Panna resident.

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Panna district collector Sanjay Kumar Mishra stated two our bodies of individuals from neighbouring villages, who died of most cancers, had been discovered floating. “There’s a custom of disposing of our bodies within the river. Normally, the villagers go to eliminate our bodies in Ken River however resulting from lockdown, they disposed of the our bodies within the native river. We retrieved the 2 our bodies and buried them. Now, we’re checking whether or not there are extra our bodies within the river or not.”

Raja Lodha, one other resident, stated they use the river water for ingesting and cooking. “Now, it’s unimaginable for us to make use of the water of the river. The administration ought to clear the river.”

Not less than 70 corpses had been fished out of the Ganga in Bihar’s Buxar district on Tuesday. In neighbouring Uttar Pradesh’s Ghazipur, residents noticed 12 useless our bodies floating within the river upstream. Each states have ordered probes into the restoration of our bodies amid hypothesis that they belonged to Covid sufferers.

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