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Three die of food poisoning in North Darfur camp

January 29 - 2017 SHANGIL TOBAYA
A boy sells fruit from a wheelbarrow in Abu Shouk camp for the displaced near El Fasher, capital of North Darfur (alamy.com)
A boy sells fruit from a wheelbarrow in Abu Shouk camp for the displaced near El Fasher, capital of North Darfur (alamy.com)

Three people died after seven members of a displaced family in Shaddad camp in North Darfur’s Tawila locality were stricken by food poisoning on Friday morning.

A neighbour of the victims told Radio Dabanga that the family of teacher Taher Mohamed became sick after eating a cantaloupe on Thursday evening.

“At about 1 am, they became really sick. Adel (19) and Habib Taher (14), and their nephew Saleh Adam (17) died that night,” he said.

“Taher Mohamed himself, his sons Mohamed (25) and Farid (22), and daughter Samia (14) were taken to the Shangil Tobaya Hospital in critical condition.”


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