Panic In China As river turned to blood[pictures]
A city woke up to find its river running
blood red and nobody can quite explain it.
According to locals in the area, the water
was normal as at 4am, but by the time it
was 6am, the water had turned a
frightening shade of red. An elderly
resident who has lived by the river all his
life says it has never happened before.
Industrial contamination has been ruled
out because there are no chemical plants
along it length. Now environment
protection officials in the Chinese city of
Wenzhouare taking water samples to find
out what is going on. Wenzhou is a well-known town in East Chinaâ€™s Zhejiang
The place is surrounded by
mountains on three sides with the front of
the city facing the Pacific ocean.
The phenomenon echoes a similar incident
in 2012 when the Yangtze River in China
also changed colour.
Officials claimed the
blood-red waters were a result of sand
distribution due to upstream flooding but
sceptics were not convinced and social
media sites were full of bizarre theories
including one that it was the start of The
*What could have happened?phototrick or
Chinese wayo to get on the world map? anyone could have a emptied bags of red chemical into the water.
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