40 children fell ill after consuming mid-day meal

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Bankura, Mar 18 (UNI) At least 40 children were taken ill after consuming the Mid-day meal in a primary school under Onda block in the district.

Official sources said here today that the children fell ill after after having their daily meal under ICDS-Mid-day meal programme in the school yesterday.

Initial investigations revealed that a lizard had fallen into the food while it was being cooked.

All the victims had been rushed to Onda Primary Health Centre and were released after medication.

UNI XC DPM PP KLC1545

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