A family in Maliki village in Kwanza, Transzoia county is mourning following the death of two members. The two deceased, father and son, had taken a herbal medicine and soon after complained of stomach pain. Further, two more people from the same family are fighting for their lives at Kitale level four hospital after consuming the same medicine. The incident has been confirmed Transzoia county police commander Fredrick Ochieng'.
The herbal medicine had been prepared by the father who succumbed from stomach complications. Such medicines are common in the rural areas of the country and are taken without knowing their side effects. Therefore, people have been discourages to consume any herbal medicine since they do not meet the required approval standards.
The body of the two have been moved to the Kitale level four morgue as burial arrangements continue. This is a sad incident which has claimed the father and his sons while the two daughters continue to fight for their lives at the hospital.
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