It seems that in the Tunisian desert a mysterious lake appeared out of nowhere. Some speak of a miracle, others call it a curse reports journalist Lakhdar Souid to France 24. The news went viral and hundreds of people searched for coolness in the clear turquoise water.
The lake was discovered a few weeks ago by shepherds and was christened to the "Lake Gafsa ', named after the town in the south of Tunisia. The lake with an area of one hectare is approximately 18 feet deep. Geologists suspect that the groundwater in the area became a result of a small earthquake. Authorities warn of the potential dangers of the lake.
The presence of phosphate, which can dump radioactive waste. There is a chance that the water is carcinogenic reports Daily Tunisia. The water also would be full of algae.