1 Dead, 85 Taken Ill After Drinking Contaminated Water In Uttar Pradesh

Nine people are in a serious condition and have been rushed to the district hospital

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1 Dead, 85 Taken Ill After Drinking Contaminated Water In Uttar Pradesh

All nine people are admitted to a hospital in a serious condition. (Representational)


Ballia: 

A 10-year-old girl died while 85 others were taken ill after consuming contaminated water from a water tank in Naagpur village in Uttar Pradesh's Ballia, police said on Friday.

Nine people are in a serious condition and have been rushed to the district hospital, a senior police official said. Chief Medical Officer Dr PK Misra said all the 86 had consumed water from the tank which appears to be contaminated.

A health department team has reached the village and samples of water are being sent for testing, the CMO added.
 



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