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16 men of Haryana Armed Police suffer food poisoning

As many as 16 horsemen of the Haryana Armed Police (HAP) were admitted to a hospital on Sunday as they developed symptoms of food poisoning after having meal at their mess at Bhondsi.

india Updated: Oct 11, 2011 01:32 IST
Dhananjay Jha

As many as 16 horsemen of the Haryana Armed Police (HAP) were admitted to a hospital on Sunday as they developed symptoms of food poisoning after having meal at their mess at Bhondsi.


The conditions of all the horsemen of the Mount Everest Police of the HAP are out of danger and they may be discharged by Tuesday, said Dr Ashwini Yadav, incharge of the Civil Hospital.

According to doctors, all of them suffered similar complications like severe cramp in the body, abdominal pain and loose motion, which are common symptoms of food poisoning.

"Food poison may have caused due to contaminated vegetable or water. Six of the patients are still under observation," Dr Yadav said, adding that no liquor was found in their blood test reports.

Meanwhile, the inspector general of police (IGP), training and research centre for police, Bhondsi, BK Sinha has ordered an inquiry into the matter.

"The vegetable shop owner has been interrogated and also we have handed over the remaining food (vegetables) to the doctors who will check to ascertain the cause of health troubles among the personnel," the IG said. He also met the HAP personnel in the hospital.