Thai PM hospitalised over food poisoning

Thailand Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra was admitted to hospital Tuesday morning due to diarrhoea caused by food poisoning, the government said.

Updated: Nov 29, 2011, 13:05 PM IST

Bangkok: Thailand Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra was admitted to hospital Tuesday morning due to diarrhoea caused by food poisoning, the government said.

Yingluck is in Rama 9 hospital in downtown Bangkok, an official told reporters.

The regular cabinet meeting on the day was chaired in her absence by Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Yongyuth Wichaidit, focusing on the current flood situation, the government said in a news release.

IANS