Pouring rain coupled with animal sacrifices all over the city of Dhaka in Bangladesh have created a disturbing scene.
As rainwater built up on the roads of Dhaka and flooded many parts of the capital it got mixed with the bloody effluent from animal sacrifices marking the Islamic celebration of Eid al-Adha on Tuesday.
Citizens said the incident showed how the cities corporations had failed to keep the drainage systems functional and had paid no attention to the matter before the Eid festival.
Thousands of sheep, goats and cows are slaughtered as part of the annual Muslim holiday marking the end of Dhu al-Hiijah and their meat is traditionally distributed to the poor. However, heavy rain on Tuesday, combined with the city’s poor drainage, has resulted in highly unsanitary conditions.
Images and videos shared online show the shocking scene as residents try to get on with their day-to-day…
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