95 fall ill in Bihar after eating ''prasad''

At least 95 people, including children, were taken ill after eating `prasad` - food offered to deities in temples - in Bihar Friday, an official said.

IANS| Updated: Sep 12, 2014, 12:42 PM IST

Patna: At least 95 people, including children, were taken ill after eating `prasad` - food offered to deities in temples - in Bihar Friday, an official said.

The incident took place in Darbhanga district`s Bahadurpur block, about 200 km from here.

The medical condition of 20 of the 95 affected was stated to be critical, a official said, adding they complained of stomach pain and started vomiting after eating `prasad`.

"Twenty of them are critical and others are out of danger," the officer said. "All of them were admitted at Darbhanga Medical College and Hospital."