June 11, 2019

Many hospitalised after drinking contaminated water in Karnataka

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Kalaburagi, June 11: As many as 36 people from Gudur S A Tanda in Jewargi taluk fell ill after they drank contaminated water from bore well and were admitted to hospital on Tuesday.

According to Hospital sources, more than 36 people were admitted to Jewrgi government hospital and some were treated as outpatients. The victims started vomiting and diarrohea on Monday night and were taken to the Hospital and Primary Health Centre in Jewargi.

The District Health Department officials, who visited the Hospital, said that the contaminated bore water in the Tanda was the main reason for the incident. Poorly designed septic tank, soak pits and open pit latrines were the major water contaminated source in the village Tanda.

Many hospitalised after drinking contaminated water in Karnataka


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