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Assam: Minor girl dies, over 70 children admitted after eating ‘prasad’ in South Kamrup

Assam: Minor girl dies, over 70 children admitted after eating ‘prasad’ in South Kamrup

A tragic poisoning incident in South Kamrup's Sanpara has claimed the life of a six-year-old girl and affected over 70 people. The cause of the poisoning is under investigation as local health authorities respond to the crisis.

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Six-Year-Old Dies, 70+ Affected by Prasad Poisoning in South Kamrup Six-Year-Old Dies, 70+ Affected by Prasad Poisoning in South Kamrup

In a tragic incident in South Kamrup's Sanpara, six-year-old Kristilina Das succumbed to poisoning after consuming prasad. The young girl, a class 1 student at The Kamrup National School in Mirza, passed away while receiving treatment at Gauhati Medical College Hospital.

 

The poisoning incident has affected over 70 people, with more than 40 initially receiving treatment. Since Wednesday, an additional 10 individuals have been hospitalized. A district-level medical team has been dispatched to the village to provide immediate care.

 

Many residents fell ill after consuming the prasad, prompting a swift response from local health authorities. The situation remains critical as efforts continue to treat and monitor the affected individuals. The cause of the poisoning is under investigation to prevent further incidents.

Edited By: Krishna Medhi
Published On: May 30, 2024