Another child dies after consuming soft drink

Another child dies after consuming soft drink

May 15, 2011   09:24 am


A school child from Karandeniya, Walivitiya has died after consuming a soft drink, the childís parents claim, adding another death to a growing number of poisoning cases surrounding the consumption of these drinks.


The childís parents claim that following the consumption of the drink, the child had fallen violently ill and had died while being rushed to hospital.


The studentís body was taken to the Galle Karapitya Hospital for further tests while the Alpitiya and Agaliya Public Health Inspectors are also conducting investigations into the incident.

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