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100 school students in Bihar ill due to alleged food poisoning: Official

Students of the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalay in Barahiya complained of uneasiness soon after consuming dinner in their hostel late on Thursday, the district official said.

india Updated: Jul 13, 2018 14:27 IST
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Nearly 100 students fell sick apparently due to food poisoning at a government-run residential school in Bihar’s Lakhisarai district on Thursday. (Representative Image/Reuters Photo)

Nearly 100 students fell sick apparently due to food poisoning at a government-run residential school in Bihar’s Lakhisarai district, an official said.

Students of the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalay in Barahiya complained of uneasiness soon after consuming dinner in their hostel late on Thursday, the district official said.

They complained of stomach pain, nausea and loose motion. Many also vomited, following which they were admitted to a government hospital for treatment.

Lakhisarai District magistrate S.K. Choudhary said 10 students were referred to the Sadar hospital after their condition deteriorated.

Parents who reached the school after receiving information about their wards have alleged poor quality food is being served at the school.

Choudhary has assured them that there would be a probe into the incident.

(This story has been published from a wire agency feed without modifications to the text. Only the headline has been changed.)

First Published: Jul 13, 2018 14:27 IST