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50 people fell ill after consuming prasad

india Updated: Sep 30, 2009 14:12 IST
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At least 50 people, including women and children fell ill after consuming prasad at a religious function in lower Assam's Nalbari district, official sources said on Wednesday.

The people of Gamarimuri village started vomiting and complained of severe lower abdomen pain and high fever after consuming prasad of soaked gram last night, the sources said.

They were initially admitted to Samata rural health hospital, but 19 of the critically ill including six children were shifted to Sahid Mukunda Kakoti civil hospital in the district headquarters Nalbari town, the hospital sources said.

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