Authorities ran into action after wife of former cricketer, captain of Pakistan national cricket team, Wasim Akram, took her twitter handle to to draw attention of the concerned authorities to the alarming situation at Karachi’s Clifton beach.
Shaniera Akram, wife of Wasim Akram requested the authorities to close down the beach for the public until it is safe.
“I have walked on Clifton beach everyday for the last 4 years and I have never been scared until today,” she wrote.
Sharing multiple photos, Sheniera stated that, “Medical waste, syringes, viles of blood that has come in from the ocean has spread across Clifton beach for kilometres. The beach is biohazardous and in a state of emergency.”