Kurla: Residents of Kurla are falling prey to malaria and dengue due to overflowing gutter water running on the streets.
Local physician Dr Javed Ansari said that mosquitoes are reported to be breeding in this polluted water causing diseases like malaria and dengue. Localities are falling prey to these fatal diseases due to the contact with this water.
According to Sheikh Sanu, another resident of that area, he was also suffering from malaria as the polluted water is continuously coming out of the gutter, spreading on the road. He says the ward should repair the gutter and preventive steps should be taken to stop the spread of the disease.