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125 Children Taken Ill After Consuming Mid-day Meal in Uttar Pradesh

Around 125 children were taken ill today after consuming mid-day meal at a primary school in Belhari.

Published: 19th March 2016 06:59 PM  |   Last Updated: 19th March 2016 08:38 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

BALLIA: Around 125 children were taken ill today after consuming mid-day meal at a primary school in Belhari, police said.

The children ate a meal of puri, chole and kheer following which they started vomiting and had loose motions.

They were rushed to the district hospital, K Balaji, District Magistrate-Incharge said.

All the children are stated to be out of danger, Balaji said, adding, a four-member team has been constituted to probe the incident.

Meanwhile, Rakesh Singh, Basic Shiksha Adhikari (BSA) said prima facie there was something wrong with the 'puri' served to the children.

Four teachers have been suspended, while services of fiveothers including two cooks have been terminated, the BSA added.



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