"Between yesterday night and today afternoon, around 280 people have come here complaining of vomiting and loose motion after drinking contaminated water," said Patakheda Community Health Centre Officer Dr Shailendra Sahu.
He added that no one among them was critically ill.
He informed that water was supplied to the affected areas by the Sarni municipality, while storage tanks in some of the areas was maintained by Western Coalfields Limited.
He said that medical personnel from WCL as well the district hospital were camping in the area to treat the victims.
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