, 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.