Police in Venice have launched an investigation into the supply of a phosphorescent inexperienced liquid patch that has appeared within the metropolis’s famed Grand Canal.
Luca Zaia, governor of the Veneto area, posted an image of the brilliant inexperienced liquid close to the arched Rialto Bridge on Sunday.
The patch was reported by residents.
Pictures taken on the scene present a vivid patch of inexperienced within the canal alongside an embankment lined with eating places.
Mr Zaia stated that officers had requested that the Venice police examine to find out who was accountable.
Environmental authorities have additionally been testing the water.
The incident seems to echo latest episodes in Italy by which environmental teams have been concentrating on monuments with colors and dyes.
Earlier incidents embody activists utilizing vegetable charcoal to show the waters of Rome’s Trevi fountain black in a protest towards fossil fuels.
Nevertheless, not like earlier instances, no protest group has come ahead but to assert duty for what occurred in Venice.