Jajarkot, April 2, 2015 : A girl student who recently appeared in the SLC examinations from Bhagbati Secondary School at Archhani VDC in the district today died from an unknown disease.
The victim is Sushmita Joshi, said Dev Bahadur Basnet, head teacher at the school.
Similarly, other 34 students of the same school have been taken ill during the SLC examination period due to break out of the same disease.
The Students were found shivering with headache and tingling sensation after being affected by the unknown disease. The incident has created a panic-like situation in the VDC, with locals complaining of no health worker coming to their rescue. However, chief at the health centre in the VDC has left for the district headquarters for training, leaving his assistant to look after the office that has hit the patients, the locals said.
The village is a two-day walk from the district headquarters Khalanga.