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36 people fall ill after eating 'Prasad'

PTI  Sheikhpura, August 14, 2014
First Published: 17:44 IST(14/8/2014) | Last Updated: 17:55 IST(14/8/2014)

Altogether 36 people, including 18 children, were taken ill after eating 'prasad' of a Puja at Manipur in Sheikhpura district, police said on Thursday.

All the people who fell ill ate prasad at the house of one Rameshwar Mahto who had organised Satyanarayan Puja on Wednesday night. Within an hour they started vomiting and developed stomach pain.

The affected people were treated for suspected food poisoning at the local Primary Health Centre, police said.


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