Rome is struggling with a garbage emergency aggravated by the summer heat. Photo: AFP

Eternally stinky city? Rats feast on garbage in Rome as trash crisis sparks health fears

  • Discarded pizza boxes or the remains of spaghetti lunches draw seagulls, rats and even wild boars to the streets of Rome
  • Meanwhile, furious residents have launched a contest on Twitter to find the most fetid dustbins
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Rome is struggling with a garbage emergency aggravated by the summer heat. Photo: AFP
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