3 dead, 100 fall ill af­ter eat­ing pork


Deccan Chronicle - - NATION -

Shil­long: In a sus­pected case of food poi­son­ing at least three per­sons, in­clud­ing a mi­nor, have died and more than 100 were taken ill af­ter con­sum­ing pork at a feast in Megha­laya’s Ri Bhoi district, of­fi­cials said on Tues­day. Two per­sons in­clud­ing sev­enyear-old boy of Nongkya vil­lage died on Tues­day evening at Um­snin Com­mu­nity Health Cen­tre while an­other per­son who was taken ill to Shil­long Civil Hos­pi­tal also died. Some 30 pa­tients were ad­mit­ted in the CHC, 25 at the Nong­poh CHC.

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