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One die 21 ill after consuming adulterated food

Written by: Staff

Shahdol, MP, Apr 7 (UNI) A girl student died and 21 were taken ill after consuming adulterated food prepared by the Adivasi Kanya Ashram Shala (ADAS) last night at Amarkantak near Anuppur district, official sources said today.

Twenty-two girls were admitted to the primary health care centre in Amarkantak where Class X student Sumitra died. The condition of the rest were stable.

Anuppur district collector K K Khare said preliminary investigation by a special team revealed that prima facie the case appeared to be of consuming adulterated food.

A sample of food used in the ADAS has been packed so that the situation could be clarified.

The Collector suspended the principal, superintendent and her husband-lecturer with immediate effect.


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