Kegaon, Sep 14
Diarrhoea has claimed two lives in the last four days with seven more afflicted with the disease in Kendumundi village under Golamunda block in Kalahandi district till Friday.
Villagers said while the disease claimed the life of Nuadei Bandichor (75) on Thursday night, a two-month old child died of the disease on Friday morning.
Out of the seven affected with the disease the condition of five is stated to be critical.
A medical team headed by Dr Tapan Samal has reached the village and is treating patients afflicted with the disease. Dr Samal said the disease could be diarrhoea.