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Cholera outbreak in Sonitpur: 20 died

At least 20 people died within this week as the killer cholera is spreading in Sonitpur district. A section of people in Biswanath Chariali sub division is also undergoing treatment in the hospital after they complained stomach problem and vomiting focing the authorities to step in. The affected people, moslty, hail from tea garden areas of unhygienic condition. These include Chakukhata, Sajuligarh, Komarjan, Munda line. District authorities have put the toll at 16 but the unofficial figure stands at 20.

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