3 siblings die in Siaya after consuming cassava

January 15, 2018 10:37 am
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Their father John Onyango reported to have bought the cassava from a neighbour for their Sunday evening meal/AFP

, SIAYA, Kenya, Jan 15 – Three children have died in Ugunja, Siaya county after consuming cassava.

Three others are undergoing treatment at a local hospital.

Their father John Onyango reported to have bought the cassava from a neighbour for their Sunday evening meal.

After the meal, the children started complaining of stomachache and were rushed to a local hospital.

Health officers in Siaya County have started investigations to ascertain what caused the death.

The children who died are three, seven and ten years old.

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