Staff Correspondent

HUBLI: Three people, including a two-and-half-year-old boy, have died of diarrhoea after drinking contaminated water at Naregal in Hangal taluk of Haveri. As many as 31 people suffering from diarrhoea have been hospitalised.

The victims are Abdul Munaf Naganur, Abdul Khadri Kasimsab Vardi (70) and Martandappa Waddigeri (72). While Adbul Munaf died on Saturday, the two others died on Sunday. District in-charge Minister C.M. Udasi visited Naregal on Sunday.

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