12 Oct, Dang: Three persons, who were under regular treatment, died of sickle cell anaemia in the district.

A total of 98 people suffering from this disease are on regular treatment in the district. In-charge of Blood Transfusion Centre, Ghorahi, Dilip Neupane said that the family members of the deceased informed about the death of the patients.

Of the deceased, two were male and a woman. Information Officer of the Rapti Sub-Regional Hospital, Ahamad Maruk Khan, said that the disease is found on most of the people from Tharu community and 98 people are undergoing treatment at the Hospital.

Total 162,255 voters had registered their names in the roll in last local elections.

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