14 March 2017

Somalia: Seven Dead After Drinking Contaminated Water

Photo: Stuart Price/UN
Somali famine victims waiting for treatment for their malnourished and dehydrated children (file photo).

At least seven people have died and several hospitalised after drinking contaminated water in Merca An official in Merca confirmed that several others have been rushed to hospital. The dead were among hundreds IDPs who have fled the drought in other parts of the region.

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