30 girl students hospitalised in Jharkhand

Ranchi, Aug 29: At least 30 school girls were hospitalised after suspected food poisoning in Jharkhand's Gumla district on Monday, police said.

The students of Kasturba Girls School at Ghaghra, around 130 km from Ranchi, complained of vomiting and loose motion after taking breakfast and were rushed to hospital.


After initial treatment, 20 girls were discharged while the treatment of the remaining 10 was going on. The girls are said to be out of danger.

The girls had taken bread and tea in their breakfast. The school authorities suspect that food poisoning could be the reason of the illness.

Education department officials say the reason will be ascertained after a probe.


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