WB: 68 hospitalised after having prasad

Altogether 68 people were taken ill after having `prasad` at a religious function at Mahisamuri under Amta police station in Howrah district, officials said Monday.

Updated: May 14, 2012, 18:00 PM IST

Howrah (WB): Altogether 68 people were taken ill after having `prasad` at a religious function at Mahisamuri under Amta police station in Howrah district, officials said Monday.

The victims who had taken the `prasad` on Saturday night started vomiting and loose motion since yesterday.

Of the victims, 68 were admitted to hospitals at Amta, Jaipur and Bagnan, the sources said.
Unconfirmed reports said the number of victims were over 100.

PTI