Three die, 72 sick due to contaminated water in Rajasthan

29 July 2018, 10:14 PM
Three die, 72 sick due to contaminated water in Rajasthan (Representative Image)
Three die, 72 sick due to contaminated water in Rajasthan (Representative Image)

Three people have died and 72 fallen sick in the last three days allegedly after consuming contaminated water in Rajasthan's Chittorgarh district, police said on Sunday.

As many as 75 people complained of abdominal pain and vomiting on Saturday and three of them died on Sunday. The deceased were identified as Onkar Rawat (60), Ragini (nine-month-old) and Gendi Bai (70), they said.

Block Chief Medical and Health Officers Gyanmal Sankhla said, "68 people have been discharged after primary treatment and four are still hospitalised."

"It is suspected that they had consumed contaminated water," he said

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First Published: Sunday, July 29, 2018 06:27 PM
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