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Three children die of suspected food poisoning

Limpopo police spokesperson Moatshe Ngoepe says the children allegedly ate something and subsequently experienced complications.

FILE: Picture: Pixabay.com.

JOHANNESBURG - Three children have died, and two others remain in a critical condition allegedly from food poisoning.

Limpopo police spokesperson Moatshe Ngoepe says the children, aged between seven and 15 years old, allegedly ate something and subsequently experienced complications.

The children were taken to the Voortrekker Hospital in Mokopane where two died upon admissions, the third one died soon after.

Ngoepe says the remaining two are in the hospital.

“Upon arrival at the hospital, three died and two are still recuperating. As of now the cause of the deaths is still unknown but our investigations continue.”

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