Karachi: Rain and sewage water have not yet been drained from the streets of the Medicine Market. The streets of the country’s largest wholesale medicine market at Denso hall are submerged in sewage water.
Excavation of a sewerage line in the backyard of the Denso Hall building is also a problem for market vendors and customers. Rain and sewage have not yet been drained from the streets of Medicine Market. Due to this, the market is facing severe difficulties in transportation, APP reported
The market also supplies medicines and surgical items to cities across Sindh and Balochistan. The quality of medicines is also likely to be affected due to the filth and pollution in the market. According to vendors, the main road leading to the market has been awaiting the attention of the authorities for several months.
The road was dug to lay a sewerage line for the Denso Hall building renovation project, but four months later the work was not completed and the broken road has now become a death trap. Several motorcycles and vehicles sank in the wholes on the road and several shopkeepers and customers were also injured. According to the shopkeepers, it is difficult to walk in the market. Sewage water in the streets is also affecting the delivery of medicines. Transportation of heavy vehicles is impossible and now it is difficult for hand vehicles to move along the road.