Diarrhoea claims two lives affects 12 in Bihar

Diarrhoea claimed two lives and affected 12 persons after drinking conataminated water at Bhagwatipur in Madhubani district of Bihar.

Updated: Sep 25, 2012, 20:29 PM IST

Madhubani: Diarrhoea claimed two lives and affected 12 persons after drinking conataminated water at Bhagwatipur in Madhubani district of Bihar Tuesday, a medical officer said.

While Abdul Sattar (66) and Rukhsana Khatun (30) died, 12 other villagers were taken ill due to diarrhoea, district civil surgeon Sudhir Kumar said.

The ailing persons were admitted to hospital.

The outbreak of diarrhoea followed drinking of contaminated water by the villagers, he said.

Kumar said that a medical camp would be set up in the area soon to check health parameters of the villagers.

PTI