Two die of mystery disease in Nepal

Updated: 2007-05-13 13:38

KATHMANDU -- Two members of a family have died while seven others been in serious conditions due to an unidentified disease in Dhading District, some 50 km east of Kathmandu, website reported Sunday.

Three-year-old Kanchhi Maya Tamang and her uncle Top Bahadur Tamang died from the disease on Saturday.

Seven other members of the same family are undergoing treatment in hospital in Kathmandu.

Meanwhile, Chief District Officer of Dhading Ram Sharan Chimoriya said: "A team of health workers from the District Public Health Office has been sent to the site."

Earlier, one person died of similar disease in the area with symptoms like vomiting, foaming from mouth and falling unconscious a week ago.

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