Hundreds of dead fish found floating in the Klang River

PETALING JAYA: Hundreds of dead fish have been spotted flowing along the Klang River, near the city centre today.

The issue was highlighted on social media by Facebook user Jeffrey J C Lim in a series of postings with photos of the dead fish.

"Urgent! Sighted along Klang River, lower part, closer to KL Sentral. Please tag relevant authorities. Off the cycling lane, it's been flowing non-stop with dead fish,"read one of his post with photos of the dead fish.

In another posting, he said: "Further down river, south west corridor of Mid Valley, the white bits, those are dead fish."

More than an hour after his first sighting of the incident, Jeffrey said the river was still flowing with the dead fish

"And now, even more are appearing. It's coming from the Gombak River side," he added.

Meanwhile when contacted by theSun, the Fisheries Department said they would investigate the matter immediately.