Malkangiri: In an untoward incident, three children of a family have reportedly been killed after consuming toxic food items while the mother and a daughter have been admitted to the District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) here in a critical condition.
Soon after receiving the information, a special team of doctors had rushed to the spot and examined the other family members while the two critical mother-daughter duo was immediately shifted to the DHH here.
Reports added that the family members had preferred the local quack and sorcer instead of the timely medical treatment for which the three siblings succumbed. Following the three deaths, the worried kin and villagers intimated the hospital.
The incident has taken place at Chakeli village of Jharpali panchayat under Malkangiri block.