Kasaragod: Yet another person fell prey to the suspected ill-effects of Endosulfan spraying in the district, with a 44-year-old woman succumbing to illness.

Kusuma, mother of two children, who had been undergoing prolonged treatment, died at her Pedre residence, near Badiyadukka, in the district on Friday.

Pesticide

Kusuma’s family was staying close to the State government-owned Cashew Plantation Corporation land at Pedre, where the pesticide was aerially sprayed during the Eighties, until it was banned following public outcry. — PTI

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