More deaths from mushroom poisoning

Two more Filabusi family members have died due to mushroom poisoning, bringing the death toll of people who have lost their lives after consuming the deadly fungus to 15. They ate the poisonous mushrooms on Saturday, leading to the death of one person on Tuesday and another on Wednesday. Yesterday’s death brought the Filabusi family death toll to four at a time when four others are admitted in hospital. Three are admitted to Mpilo Central Hospital while one is at Filabusi District Hospital.The death brings to 15 the number of…

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Mushroom poisoning victims buried

Poisonous mushrooms

A dark cloud remains hanging over the Perehwe area at Sovelele Farm after seven family members were buried on a suspected case of mushroom poisoning. In the biblical world, the number seven is one of the most significant numbers. It is believed to be the number of spiritual perfection and bible scholars believe it is the number which is stamped on every work of God. If this is so one wonders how the villagers in the Sovelele area felt when they buried seven children, all from the same family after reportedly eating poisonous mushroom.…

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