A sibling duo has died of diarrhoea while six others have taken ill in Madanpur village here, officials said Sunday.
Jyoti Rajbhar, 10, died of diarrhoea late Saturday night while her brother Ajit, 7, had succumbed to the disease on Wednesday. Another sibling Sachin, 2, is undergoing treatment at a community health centre, Chief Medical Officer Dr Dhirendra said.
Five more people in the village have also complained of suffering from loose motions and vomiting, he said.
The district administration has rushed a six-member medical team to the village to ascertain the cause of the spread of the disease.
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