Mystery fever kills dozen kids

Islampur : At least 12 children have died of an unknown fever in villages of two gram panchayats in North Dinajpur over the past four days. The outbreak of the fever has prompted the district health department to send a team of doctors to the affected villages in Rasakhawa and Domohana gram panchayats. According to health sources, at least 25 more children in the area are suffering from fever. The sources added that most of the children who died were aged between three and 10 years. The death of a two-month-old girl has also been reported from the area.