At least 30 people have been confirmed dead after consuming contaminated water in Masuubiyow village some 15km from Baidoa. The deaths have occurred in the last 2 days, health ministry confirmed to Radio Dalsan in Baidoa.
25 others have been admitted at a Baidoa hospital. The villagers had drank water from a water pan the only source in the area. Different hosoare in critical condition.
Radio Dalsan BAdio correspondent reports the deceased succumbed to what could be poisoned water in Masuubiyow about 20 kilometres from Baidoa town. The locals are reported to have fallen ill after taking water from a water pan which is the only water source in the area.