MP: 17 kids fall sick after eating mid-day meal

  • HT Correspondent HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Dewas
  • Updated: Dec 13, 2014 16:43 IST

As many as 17 school kids from an anganwadi centre in Dewas district in Madhya Pradesh were on Friday rushed to primary health centre after they complained of stomach pain and vomiting after eating mid-day meal. The incident occurred at Simrani village under Satwas tehsil, about 100 kilometres south-east of Dewas district headquarters.

Officials said that many students complained of stomach pain, lose motion, vomiting and uneasiness after eating mid-day meal. Anganwadi workers rushed them to village health centre where doctors gave primary treatment.

Dewas chief medical officer Dr Prakash Garg said the kids are out of danger, "After primary treatment, they all were discharged."

"To find out the reason behind today's incident, a food inspector visited aganwadi centre and collected food samples. Further investigation will take place on the basis of lab report," Dr Garg added.

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