Nabarangpur: A class X girl student of a sevashram under Jahrigaon block in Nabarangpur district died after being taken ill on Thursday evening.
The deceased was identified as Sakuntala Majhi.
Sakuntala, daughter of Lalita Majhi of Goromba village under Jharigaon block, was a class X student of Kiramari Sevashram. She was suffering from fever and severe headache for the past few days.
Following this, Sevashram headmaster T Bijayrani and hostel warden Prabhasini Pradhan admitted Sakuntala to Jharigaon community health centre. Later, she was being shifted to district headquarters hospital after her health condition deteriorated. However, she succumbed on the way to the hospital.
The body has been sent to the district headquarters hospital for post-mortem in the presence of warden and family members.
On the other hand, two other students of the Sevashram are also suffering from fever, sources added.