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Locust swarms reach capital

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AMMAN — Agriculture Ministry spokesperson Laurence Majali said on Monday that inspection units registered scattered swarms of desert locust in southern areas of the capital, including Sahab, Wadi Al-Sir, Al-Mgabalein, and airport road.اضافة اعلان

Majali said that the swarms reached Amman from desert regions, aided by the wind, stressing that locust control measures are underway, including specialized pesticide spraying mechanisms.

The spokesperson warned that some of these swarms might have already been sprayed in other regions before arriving in the capital, and must not be touched or collected, as they may cause health hazards.

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