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SUKHNA LAKE CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC DUE TO BIRD FLU

Sukhna Lake Closed to the Public due to Bird Flu

Dec 19 2014|Sukhna Lake,Chandigarh

Sukhna Lake Closed to the Public due to Bird Flu .Lake has been declared a "Bird Flu-hit zone" and for the sake of safety lake has been closed to the public. One duck was found to be infected with the H5N1 virus, which causes the disease.
The Sukhna lake,Chandigarh has several geese and they are a star attraction for tourists. These geese swim in lake which creates good attraction for tourists and locals visit the lake for morning and evening walks.
Chandigarh police personnel and Forest Rangers have been deployed in the lake area and all the ways go to lake to ensure that people are kept at a distance and to prevent any direct contact with birds.
The Chandigarh administration has issued an appeal to the people, saying there is no need to panic. An emergency ward to handle suspected patients, however, has been put in place at the Sector 16 government hospital.
View the Sukhna Lake images here