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25 children fall ill in West Bengal after eating mid-day meal

Friday, 1 August 2014 - 6:58pm IST | Place: Behrampore (WB) | Agency: PTI
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At least 25 children fell sick on Friday after eating a mid-day meal at a school at Barawan in Murshidabad district.

"The children of Papery Junior High School complained of stomach ache and vomiting after eating the mid-day meal this noon," Sania Parveen, deputy magistrate in charge of mid-day meal in the district, said. The children were served a simple diet of rice, dal and vegetables.

"The children were rushed to a local hospital and later they were released after their condition improved," Parveen said.




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