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VIDEO : Waste disaster in Tunisia’s second metropolis sparks anger amongst locals

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Over 1,000 protesters gathered in Tunisia’s second metropolis Sfax on Thursday to voice their frustration on the ongoing waste disaster exacerbated by a landfill fireplace polluting town’s air.

Garbage has been piling up within the streets of Sfax for months, as obtainable landfill websites attain capability. Native residents are being pressured to burn their very own refuse.

Protestors, together with refuse collectors, gathered in entrance of the provincial authorities headquarters chanting: “Sfax is forgotten, garbage is consuming it in each road”.

They demanded the resignation of Sfax’s governor Fakher Fakhfakh, who the day past tried to minimize the risks of a landfill fireplace close to town’s port.

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