55 children turn ill after consuming Mid Day Meal

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Pilibhit, Oct 8 (UNI) At least 55 children took ill after allegedly consuming the food provided under the Mid Day Meal Scheme in Shahgarh area of the city today.

The incident took place at a primary school of village Bangla alias Mitrasenpur, where almost 55 students turned ill after having food provided under the Mid Day Meal Scheme, sources said.

They were rushed to a closeby hospital, where 15 children were later discharged after First Aid. However, others were still under doctors' observation.

Meanwhile, the school principal has been suspended and cook arrested.

UNI

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