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Seven Year old boy Dies After Eating Mangoes, Parents Hospitalized in Makueni

A picture showing ripe mangoes which are in plenty in Ukambani region during this mango season (source.facebook)

A seven year old boy has died after eating mangoes in Mbenuu, Nzaui sub county of Makueni county.

The boy died while on the way to the hospital for medical attention.

According to reports the young boy started complaining of stomach pains before suffering vomiting and diarrhea after eating the mangoes.

His parents are receiving treatment at Matiliku hospital with the same symptoms but are in stable condition.

The family was feasting on mangoes together in the evening before the tragedy struck.

It is not clear what happened but it is feared that this could be a case of severe food poisoning. 

The body of the boy was picked and moved to the mortuary for preservation awaiting burial arrangements.

Residents have been warned to be cautious while feasting on mangoes and practice hygiene during this Mango season.

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Makueni Matiliku Nzaui Ukambani

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