Dantewara, Sep 20 (UNI) Ten villagers have died and more than 25 taken ill due to diarrhoea at Chhidgadh block in Dantewara district and Darbha block in Bastar district of Chhattisgarh in the past one week.
Six villagers died due to diarrhoea at Kavrakopa village in Chhidgadh block in the past two days, while 13 people had taken ill.
The incident came to light when regional legislator visited Lakhma village.
District Health Officer Kiran Petro said those affected by diarrhoea have been admitted to Sukma hospital. He did not confirm deaths due to diarrhoea but said a team of health officials would be sent to the Kavrakopa village.
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