19 more illegal marble factories sealed.

PESHAWAR -- District administration Peshawar has sealed 19 more marble factories during a crackdown on illegal marble factories in the district on Friday.

On the directives of Commissioner Peshawar Division, a joint team of the district administration comprising officers of district administration, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and local police carried out raids on illegal marble factories on Warsak Road and sealed 19 more units.

Few days back, the district administration had sealed 41 illegal marble factories.

In a statement, Deputy Commissioner (DC) Peshawar, Shafiullah Khan said that these factories were lacking filtration plants and were polluting the water of nullahs and were also affecting...

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