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5 of a family die after eating pufferfish

  • Published at 02:15 am December 7th, 2016
5 of a family die after eating pufferfish
The deceased were Abdur Rahim, 60, his two sons Solaiman Hossain, 25, and Lokman Hossain, 20, Rahin Ahmed, 8, Monira Begum Moni, 10, at Uttarmile village of the upazila. Joynul Abedin, chairman of Jaintapur upazila parishad, said Rahim bought some fishes from a local bazar on Monday and 10 members of the families ate it at night and they started vomiting around 3 pm yesterday. Four of them died on the way to Sylhet Osmani Medical College Hospital while Moni at the hospital, said officer-in-charge of Jaintapur police station Shafiul Kabir.