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Red flag hoisted at Pui O Beach
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Please broadcast the following as soon as possible:
     Here is an item of interest to swimmers.
     The Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD) announced today (June 14) that because of sightings of dead fish from unidentified sources at Pui O Beach in Islands District, the red flag has been hoisted and the beach has been closed until further notice. Beach-goers are advised not to swim at the beach.
     The Environmental Protection Department, the Marine Department and the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department have been contacted for follow-up action. Site clearance by LCSD staff is under way. The LCSD will closely monitor the situation and will take further action as necessary.
Ends/Friday, June 14, 2019
Issued at HKT 16:51
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