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One child dies, 10 ill after eating food in Bihar orphanage

One child died and 10 others fell ill Thursday after eating contaminated food at an orphan children`s home in Bihar`s Vaishali district.



Patna: One child died and 10 others fell ill Thursday after eating contaminated food at an orphan children`s home in Bihar`s Vaishali district, police said.

A police official said nearly a dozen children became sick after eating the food at Lok Seva Ashram in village Chakwaja.

"One child died and 10 others were admitted to a government hospital," a police official said.

Hospital official B.N. Jha said the condition of the children is stable.

According to police officials, a preliminary inquiry showed that ashram authorities regularly served poor quality food to the children. "The police have began a probe into the incident," an official said.
July 16, 23 students died and dozens fell ill at a government primary school in Dharmashati Gandaman village of Saran district in Bihar after eating contaminated midday meal. A forensic lab report confirmed that traces of toxic insecticide were found in the cooking oil used for making food at the school, police said.

From Zee News

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