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50 school children fall ill after mid-day meal in Bihar

Shobhit Kalra

Shobhit KalraBy Shobhit Kalra

Published on 8 Sep 2018 7:50 AM GMT

50 school children fall ill after mid-day meal in Bihar
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Patna: At least 50 children fell ill on Saturday after consuming their mid-day meal at a government school in Bihar's East Champaran district, officials said.

According to district officials, some students have found parts of a dead lizard in their meal.

Soon after, the children complained of uneasiness, stomach ache, nausea and some also started vomiting.

This incident took place at a middle school at Puranhia village.

Ten children were admitted to a government-run primary health centre at Ghorsaran and 30 others at the Sadar hospiral in Mitihari.

Nearly 16 million students in 72,000 schools across Bihar get mid-day meals daily.

Shobhit Kalra

Shobhit Kalra

Writer has 10 years of experience in digital media. Presently working as Chief Sub Editor at newstrack.com. An avid reader and always willing to learn new things and techniques.

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