Watch | Land erosion by sand extractors in Lasjan


Residents of the Lasjan area in the outskirts of the Srinagar city seek the attention of administration as they say that the sand extraction from the river has been a major cause of land near the bank of the river. They say they have brought the issue to the notice of administration many times but nothing concrete has been done to address the issue. Residents of the area fear damage to the houses and roads located around the river if sand extractors are not restricted.

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