16 children fall ill after eating midday meal

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - 18:28

Jalaun (UP): At least 16 children fell ill after consuming mid-day meal at a school in Nasihpur village of the district this afternoon.

The children at Lal Bahadur Shastri higher secondary school complained of vomiting and stomach ache after eating `tehri`(a dish comprising rice and potato).

According to the principal of the school, Mahendra Singh, a team of doctors was rushed to the village to attend to the children.

District Magistrate Ram Ganesh said that samples of the food served to children has been sent for testing and action will be taken against those responsible once the report is received.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - 18:28

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