Cranes struggle to ‘fish’ out 40 foot dead shark from Karachi sea



Cranes struggle to ‘fish’ out dead shark from Karachi sea

Published: February 7, 2012

KARACHI: Citizens of Karachi in large numbers flocked to Charai Fishery on Tuesday as a 40-foot long shark was found dead by the pier.

Two cranes were called in to fish the dead shark out of the water, which was approximately40 to 50-feet long and six-feet wide. Both cranes failed to pull out the shark and were sent back as at least three more cranes were required to carry out the task.

Mehmood Khan, the owner of the fishery, said that the shark was spotted unconscious ten days ago, 150kms away from the fishery.

He added that auctioning for the shark had already begun, with bids ranging from Rs50,000 to Rs100,000…

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