Authorities spring to action at Clifton beach after Shaniera Akram’s tweet


Shaniera Akram, wife of cricket legend Wasim Akram tweeted on Tuesday to draw attention of authorities towards the horrific condition of Karachi’s Clifton Beach.

She posted a number of pictures and videos of the beach littered with medical waste, syringes and vials of blood, calling on authorities to close down the beach for public until it is safe.

“I have walked on Clifton beach everyday for the last 4 years and I have never been scared until today. This beach needs to be shut down now”, Shaniera said.

Medical waste, syringes, viles of blood that has come in from the ocean has spread across Clifton beach for kilometres. The beach is biohazardous and in a state of emergency”, the wife of Wasim Akram added.