Children Sick

School children in Uttar Pradesh, India. At least 100 children fell sick at the Deendayal Residential School Nov. 1, after eating biscuits. (Wikimedia images) 

BHADOHI — As many as 100 children fell ill after eating biscuits at the Deendayal Residential School in the Raya area Nov. 1.

The children complained of vomiting and stomach aches Nov. 1 evening and were rushed to a hospital, police said.

Chief Medical Officer Satish Singh said that 45 children were in serious condition and admitted to the hospital, while the remaining 55 were placed under observation.

The children are aged 10 to 14 years, the CMO said.

District Magistrate Vishak G. said the school is run by the Social Welfare Department and that an inquiry has been ordered into the incident.

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