Karachi food poisoning death toll reaches to six


KARACHI: The death toll in the suspected food poisoning incident in Karachi has risen to six as the aunt of the ill-fated children also breathed her last at hospital on Friday night.
At five children of the same family died of suspected food poisoning after dining at a restaurant in Saddar area of the city. According to Police officials five children, whose ages ranged from 1.5 to 9 years, died of food poisoning and their paternal aunt, who was in critical condition, was under treatment at a private hospital.
According to the family members, the paternal aunt of the children died on Friday night. The 28-year-old was admitted in the intensive care unit (ICU) and was placed on a ventilator shortly before she passed away.
The bodies of the five children have been shifted to their hometown in Khanozai and they will be laid to rest today.


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