Dysentery claims four


Four persons have lost lives to dysentery in the riot-hit areas of Kapilvastu, while over 100 have been suffering from the disease. Dr Ananta Sharma of the Shivraj Hospital and some district public health office workers, who reached the dysentery-hit areas, said Jokhu Pasi, 82, and his grandson Suresh Pasi, 3, of Patwar in Bishanpur 8; Khalpati Pasi and his one year-old son of Bhalbari-8 died of dysentery. Sick patients are undergoing treatment at local hospitals and health camps.