Health Department in Kedah, Perak investigating 'laksa' deaths of duo

ALOR SETAR, Oct 8 (Bernama) -- Investigation is being conducted by the Health Department in Kedah and Perak  on the death of two individuals allegedly after eating “laksa"at a stall in Kampung Landak Kupang, Baling, Kedah. 

Kedah Health Director Datuk Dr Norhizan Ismail,  through the Whatsapp messenger service, told Bernama that since the case involved two states , any statement on it would be issued by the Health Director-General.

News on the death went viral on the social media yesterday when  Facebook user, in a posting, claimed that two people had died of food poisoning after having laksa at the stall.

-- BERNAMA






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