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5 in same family dies of unknown disease

 Thakurgaon Correspondent

 Published: 10:50 AM, 25 February 2019   Updated: 12:19 PM, 26 February 2019

Photo: DailyBangladesh

Photo: DailyBangladesh

Five people of a family died in an unidentified disease in Baliadangi Upazila in Thakurgaon. A seriously ill person is undergoing treatment at Rangpur Medical Hospital.

Family sources said that on Sunday morning February 12, Taher Ali of Nayabari Morichpara village under Dhantola upazila was attacked with unknown diseases in the morning and died on that day. In this way, one of his sons-in-law Habibur Rahman, Taher Ali's wife Husne Ara, and eldest son, Yusuf Ali died on the way to Rangpur Medical college hospital, and later the younger son Mehdi died in Rangpur Medical college hospital. In the last 12 days, the tragedy of five people’s death mourns the family.

Soon after receiving the information, Baliadangi UNO Masudur Rahman Masud, sent upazila family planning officer Firoze Zaman Jewel and Baliadangi Police Station Officer-in-Charge Mosbbarul Haque to Nayabari Morichpara village to visit the spot.

Regarding this, family planning officer Firoz Zaman Jewel said, "We could not initially identify the cause of death. However, Mehdi Hassan is undergoing treatment at Rangpur Medical College Hospital. His test can be helphull to understand as to whether this is actually a viral disease.

Thakurgaon Civil Surgeon Khairuzzaman Kabir said, "I heard that, this may be a virus attack." Soon a team will come to Thakurgaon for test and then it will be known.