Seven members of a family have reportedly died after eating suya with juice in Umueze Umuakanu Umuahia North Local Government Area of Abia State.
The suya was said to have been bought by the father identified by ABN TV as Mr. Jessey.
His family, including extended family members, who were visiting, were said to have joined to eat the suya.
However, they started throwing up after eating the suya.
It was reported that while seven of the family members died, the man’s wife, Ogba Jessey, and one of the sons survived.
The woman, who is said not be aware that some of her family members have died, is receiving treatment at the Federal Medical Centre, Umuahia, alongside her son.
The corpses of the family members have been deposited in the hospital morgue.