August 10, 2022

Three individuals died and 47 fell in poor health after ingesting polluted water from open wells in two villages of Maharashtra’s Amravati district, an official stated on Saturday.

As per a press release issued by the chief minister’s workplace (CMO), the affected individuals belonged to Paach Dongri and Koylari villages of Melaghat in Amravati.

On studying concerning the deaths, Chief Minister Eknath Shinde, who’s at the moment in Delhi, phoned the collector of Amravati and directed that medical remedy be offered to the affected individuals on the earliest and if wanted, they be admitted to a personal hospital, the assertion stated.

Not less than 50 individuals fell in poor health after consuming polluted water from open wells and of those, three have died. The victims suffered from diarrhoea, it stated.

The district collector knowledgeable the chief minister that situation of some sufferers was essential. To which, Shinde requested him to make sure that all efforts are taken to see that the toll doesn’t rise.

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