INDIA: 100 ill after drinking contaminated water
Posted: June 26th, 2012 - 10:02am
Source: Times of India
BELGAUM -- Nearly 100 people, who consumed contaminated water in Samra and Shukravara Pete on Friday and Saturday, have been admitted to various hospitals in Belgaum.
Many people, who complained of vomiting and diarrhea after drinking tank water on Friday morning, were admitted to various hospitals. On Saturday also, a few more people from the area developed same symptoms. Soon the news that they fell ill after drinking water from the tank spread like wild fire. An alert health department set up a mobile health unit and started cleaning the tank. However on Sunday, a few more were admitted to the district hospital. All the patients are recovering.