Fear among locals in Krishna district as 6 die of kidney ailments in a year

A 60-year-old man in Jujjuru village of Krishna district in Andhra Pradesh died on Saturday while undergoing treatment for a kidney related ailment. And this triggered panic among the locals as he is the sixth person to die due to kidney disease in the past one year.

Locals are speculating that contaminated water could be causing the problem and expressed their concerns over how this is resembling that incidents that took place at Konduru mandal in the same district in which 10 persons died due to Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD).