16 Dadeldhura locals ill after taking meat from dead goat

DHANGADHI: As many as 16 persons were taken ill after they reportedly consumed meat from a dead goat in Alital village of Dadeldhura district on Tuesday.

The locals of Alital-7 had taken the meat from a goat which had died on Monday evening.

Of the ill, 13 were rushed to the Dhangadhi-based Seti Zonal Hospital on Tuesday evening. Three others are still in the village and are being treated locally.

The hospital said three of the parties are in critical condition.

Most of the victims are children.