Maharashtra: 35 students taken ill after eating dinner in school
In a suspected case of food poisoning, as many as 35 students of a government-run residential school in Maharashtra's Parbhani district took ill, police said on Saturday.
Of 145 students at the facility, 35 experienced acidity, vomiting and headache after consuming food at the school on Thursday night, inspector Subhash Rathod of Purna police station said.
The affected children were admitted to a local rural hospital for preliminary treatment, he said, adding that some of them were later shifted to a hospital in Nanded.
The children's condition is now stable and they will be discharged soon, he said.
The police are probing to ascertain the reason behind the incident, he added.