Cooking oil containers washing ashore in northern atolls

Hundreds of cooking oil containers have washed ashore in islands of Haa Dhaal and Shaviyani Atolls in the north of the Maldives, reports Haveeru.

While a fishing boat from Shaviyani Kanditheemu recovered 256 20-litre cooking oil containers and two 200-litre oil barrels, according to Island Councillor Abdul Habeeb, over 100 containers washed ashore on the Naagoshi Resort currently under development in Haa Dhaal Atoll.

Meanwhile Sun Online reports that fishing vessels of Haa Dhaal Nellaidhoo found five 200-litre oil barrels and 40 20-litre cooking oil containers while four oil barrels and 50 oil containers washed ashore on Kulhudhufushi.


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