An incident has been reported where the death of three children of the same family, came to light, after consuming insecticides in the Bich Tea Plantation area under Kalchini block of Alipurduar district.
According to the information received, a resident of 9 number line area of Bich tea plantation, Rupesh Khadiya’s children, Sipren Khadiya (4) and Sonali Khadiya (3), and his niece Shilpi Khadiya (3) had consumed insecticides in the plantation.
On Thursday evening, when the mother of the children arrived, she saw the three children, unconsciously, lying in the house.
All three were brought to Latabari Rural Hospital immediately, where the doctor declared them dead. Saurabh Roy, a doctor of Uttar Latabari rural hospital, told that the three children probably consumed a poisonous substance.
The Kalchini Police has recovered the dead bodies of the children and sent them to the Alipurduar District Hospital for post-mortem.