Death toll due to eating wild mushroom reaches four

Last Updated: Monday, May 30, 2011 - 15:59

Agartala: The death toll due to eating
wild mushroom in Trishna sanctuary area in South Tripura district rose to four with the death of one more tribal woman in the hospital, official sources said Monday.

Three persons of a tribal family including the two
most elderly persons and their daughter died on Saturday in
Trishna village when three others of a separate family were
admitted to Udaipur district hospital on the same day in
critical condition after eating mushrooms collected from the
forest.
Sources said, one of the sick, Bristi Kanya Debbarma
was shifted from Udaipur district hospital to Gobinda Ballav
Pant Hospital here yesterday where she died last night.

PTI



First Published: Monday, May 30, 2011 - 15:59

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