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Number of Dead Pigs Found in Shanghai Rivers Up to 16,000

The number of dead pigs recovered in the last two weeks from rivers that supply water to Shanghai has risen to more than 16,000.

The government in China's financial hub said 10,570 carcasses had been pulled from its Huangpu river. That is in addition to 5,528 pigs plucked from upstream tributaries in the Jiaxing area of Zhejiang province.

Authorities give daily updates, telling the public that tests show Shanghai's water is safe, but no official has given any full explanation about the massive dumping of pig carcasses.

Source: The Guardian. Read full article. (link)

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  • Sevo||

    "no official has given any full explanation about the massive dumping of pig carcasses."

    Poor, rural, Chinese farmers don't raise and dump 16,000 pigs; someone in the Chinese government knows what happened.

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  • Sevo||

    That's lapDANCE, you idiot.

  • ||

    16,000 and none of them are Dunphy.

  • seektrainings||

    Jiaxing officials have said that the pigs may have fallen victim to the cold weather.