230 Students Fall Sick After Eating Food At School 

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Altogether 230 students, including 150 girls, were taken ill allegedly after eating food in different schools in Odisha's Malkangiri and Kalahandi districts.

Around 150 girls of a government-run residential school fell ill with symptoms of food-poisoning at Badapada in remote Chitrakonda area of Malkangiri allegedly after eating breakfast on Friday. The affected girls of the residential school for tribals were immediately taken to a local hospital after they complained of vomiting, loose motion, nausea and stomach pain. They were later shifted to the hospital at Chitrakonda for better medical treatment, A probe is on to ascertain the cause of the incident.

Similar incidents were reported from Kalahandi district where 80 students of five schools fell ill allegedly after eating mid-day meal on Thursday. The students of schools at Luma, Kubri, Bandhpari, Ranjendrapur and Dangri villages under Lanjigarh block complained of vomiting, nausea and stomach pain after eating the meal on Thursday.

The mid day meal for 176 schools of Lanjigarh block is prepared and supplied by a trust. The cooked food was sent to different schools by vehicles.

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