Imphal, April 15: The toll in the northeastern states from eating poisonous mushroom has risen to 14, a Manipuri housewife becoming its latest victim on Friday. Her two children, aged 6 and 9, died last Sunday after eating the mushroom curry. In Mizoram, five members of a family had died after similarly consuming poisonous mushroom a few days ago. Five members of another family in Garo hills in Meghalaya also died in similar circumstances.
Poisonous mushrooms claim 14 lives in NE