Over 100 people have died of gastro-enteritis epidemic in eastern Nepal. The disease has killed 40 people in the Rautahat district while 60 people died in Siraba district. More than 2,500 people have become victims of the epidemic in Rautahat district, which borders India. Gastro-enteritis is one of the major diseases that ails Nepal, usually striking the low-lying Terai belt after the monsoons.
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