03 Jun '11, 7am

Over 30 used syringes found in Kranji mangrove swamp

Over 30 used syringes found in Kranji mangrove swamp

Jun 3, 2011 IN THE ST NEWSPAPER TODAY Used syringes: Over 30 found in swamp Students at Kranji cleanup find syringes with needles attached in single largest haul By Kimberly Spykerman & Jalelah Abu Baker The syringes were found by Singapore American School student volunteers in a Kranji mangrove swamp (above), along Kranji Nature Trail. NParks said this was the biggest number of syringes found in a single cleanup session. -- ST PHOTO: JOYCE FANG STUDENT volunteers on a coastal cleanup of a Kranji mangrove swamp on May 24 found litter more sinister than the usual plastic bottles and food packaging - more than 30 used syringes, with needles still attached. The National Parks Board (NParks) could not confirm whether the syringes were found clustered together or scattered across the area, but said this was the biggest number of syringes found in a single cleanup session. Read ...

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