UP: 60 fall sick after consuming stale food

Banda: Sixty persons fell sick allegedly after consuming stale food in Tindwari area here, police said on Thursday.

According to village head Vivek Singh, stale food was allegedly served at the 'shraadh' ceremony of a villager's mother in Khagaiyan village yesterday.

Soon after consuming it, villagers complained of nausea, vomiting and stomach pain.

While 42 of them have been admitted to a primary health centre, 18 were immediately discharged. All are out of danger, hospital sources said.