Poisonous mushroom claims one in Rukum
RUKUM: A person died and four others have fallen sick after consuming toxic mushroom in Rukum on Friday.
The deceased has been identified as Chaiti Nepali (48) of Kotjahari-8 of the district.
Nepali died on the way to a hospital this morning, police informed.
Police said that Nepali's three daughters and one son have taken ill after consuming curry of the wild mushroom brought from a nearby jungle.
They are receiving treatment at the Chauharjahari Hospital.
According to the Area Police Office, Chauharjahari, Nepali died due to lack of treatment.