Around 175 people fall ill after iftar in UP madrassa

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Bahraich, Jun 6: At least 175 people fell ill, allegedly due to food poisioning, after breaking their daily Ramzan fast at a madrassa in Harwatand village in Uttar Pradesh, the police said on Tuesday.

After the iftar at the madrassa in Huzurpur area on Monday, several locals complained of uneasiness and started vomitting, the police said.

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They were rushed to the hospital from where many of them were discharged after treatment. No one is stated to be seriously ill.

Suspecting a case of food poisioning, police have collected food samples that will be sent for examination.

PTI

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