Mystery disease: 13 dead

GORKHA: Thirteen people died of an unidenrtified disease in Gumla VDC of Gorkha over the past two weeks. Three persons died on Wednesday, according to Prem Bahadur Gurung, a local. Wards 1, 2 and 3 of Gumla VDC are in the grip of the ailment. The victims showed symptoms like headache, high fever, cough, acute throat and abdominal pain.

District Health Office maintained that it got the information of the outbreak late. Preparations are on to send a team of health workers to affected areas.