SOMERVILLE, MASS. (WHDH) - Somerville is working to remove rodents from the city.

Mayor Katjana Ballantyne said the city will be launching a five-month pilot program in neighborhoods where there is high rodent activity.

Fifty non-toxic, industrial grade traps that give the rats a jolt of electricity will be used to kill them.

The pilot program will end in July at the earliest.

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