50 students fall ill after consuming Jatropha seed

As many as 50 students of a government middle school, situated on the Haryana Agricultural University (HAU) campus, were taken ill after they consumed Jatropha seed.

Updated: Feb 03, 2011, 20:35 PM IST

Hisar: As many as 50 students of a government
middle school, situated on the Haryana Agricultural University (HAU) campus, were taken ill after they consumed Jatropha seed.
All the students were admitted to civil hospital here
last night for treatment where they are stated to be out of
danger, official sources said here today.
These students were the residents of labour colony at
Haryana Agricultural University and after school time, they
ate the seed of Jatropa tree on the school premises.

When they reached home, they started vomiting and were
admitted to hospital.

PTI