95 fall ill in Bihar after eating 'prasad'

Patna, Sep 12: At least 95 people, including children, were taken ill after eating 'prasad' - food offered to deities in temples - in Bihar Friday, an official said.

The incident took place in Darbhanga district's Bahadurpur block, about 200 km from here.

The medical condition of 20 of the 95 affected was stated to be critical, a official said, adding they complained of stomach pain and started vomiting after eating 'prasad'.

"Twenty of them are critical and others are out of danger," the officer said. "All of them were admitted at Darbhanga Medical College and Hospital."


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