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Fish poisoned in Fribourg river

National News // Oct. 1, 2018

Over 300 fish were killed after a man released a poisonous cleaning agent into a stream in canton Fribourg.

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Police say a 43-year-old was cleaning tanks when the agent leaked into the creek through the sewage system.

The river turned red and hundreds of fish died.

The fire department installed a barrier to try to stop the rest of the poison and pumped out the stream.

The man is being investigated.

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