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Bihar: Family of 4 dies after 10-year-old makes tea with pesticide

PTI
Published Nov 2, 2017, 2:26 pm IST
Updated Nov 2, 2017, 2:26 pm IST
The minor girl, while preparing tea, mixed pesticides mistaking the packet for the one containing tea leaves.
A minor girl made tea and inadvertently mixed pesticides in it in Bihar’s Darbhanga district. (Representational Image)
 A minor girl made tea and inadvertently mixed pesticides in it in Bihar’s Darbhanga district. (Representational Image)

Darbhnaga (Bihar): Four members of a family, including a 10-year-old girl, died on Thursday after drinking tea inadvertently mixed with poisonous pesticides in Bihar’s Darbhanga district, police said.

Deputy superintendent of police Dilnawaz Ahmed said the incident took place in a village falling under Bahadurpur police station area of the district.

 

The minor girl, Archana, while preparing tea, mixed pesticides mistaking the packet for the one containing tea leaves.

Three family members -- Dukhan Mahto (60), Ramswaroop Mahto (65) and Archana herself -- fell sick and died at home itself.

The fourth victim, Prakash Mahto, died during treatment at hospital, the DSP said.

Another family member, Pramila Devi, has been admitted to the Darbhanga Medical College and Hospital where her condition was stated to be critical, the DSP said.

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Location: India, Bihar, Darbhanga




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