Panchthar: Nine people from different places in the Panchthar district were taken ill after consuming wild mushrooms.
Four persons- Lila Thapa, Hemanta Thapa, Indramaya Nepali and Harka Bahadur Darji of Kummayak rural municipality-1 were taken ill after consuming wild mushrooms on Tuesday.
They have been referred to Birta City Hospital, Jhapa, for further treatment from District Hospital, according to the District Police Office.
Similarly, five members of a family of Phidim municipality-11 were taken ill after consuming wild mushrooms on Monday.
They are receiving treatment at the District Hospital.