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Over 150 people fall ill after iftar in UP madrassa

News Agencies | Updated on: 6 June 2017, 10:57 IST
Over 150 people fall ill after iftar in UP madrassa

At least 175 people fell ill, allegedly due to food poisioning, after breaking their daily Ramzan fast at a madrassa in Harwatand village here, police said today. 

After the 'iftar' at the madrassa in Huzurpur area yesterday, several locals complained of uneasiness and started vomiting, police said.

They were rushed to the hospital from where many of them were discharged after treatment. No one is stated to be seriously ill. Suspecting a case of food poisioning, police have collected food samples that will be sent for examination.

-PTI

First published: 6 June 2017, 10:57 IST
 
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