Food poisoning in Anambra State!

Ekwulumili community in Nnewi South Local Government Area of Anambra State has reportedly recorded the death of six children of same parents after a meal of okro soup and Semo last Friday.


okro soup
A village source said the elder ones among the victims had gone to a local market, bought condiments for soup and made the soup while their sick parents were at home.

The source said after eating the food, one of them began to complain of stomach upset and was rushed to a nearby hospital. He later died. It said five others complained of the same problem and began to die one after the other.

The sick parents did not eat the food possibly because of their health condition. The last-born did not also partake of the meal.

Reports say the villiage has been thrown into confusion although the source of the  poison was yet to be unraveled as at  the time of sending this report.

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