Over a dozen children fall ill after mid day meal, then this happened

children were served a meal of rice, pulses and a green vegetable

Following consumption of mid day meal, as many as two dozen children fell ill at a primary school near Bhagalpur in Bihar.

The local authorities have instituted a probe into the incident.

The school is said to be the Fareedpur primary school in Kharik block falling under Navagachia railway district in Bhagalpur.

The children were served a meal of rice, pulses and a green vegetable.

But soon after the consumption of the meal, the children began to complain of vomiting, diaorrhea and palpitation.

The children were then rushed to the local health care centre from where 18 were referred to Jawahar Medical College and Hospital in Bhagalpur.

The doctors have confirmed it to be a case of food poisoning but also said that children were out of the danger.

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