Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Nayagarh, Aug 31:
A girl student died while over 60 girl students including a teacher and a school guard were taken ill after consuming contaminated food at Kendua Sevashram under Ranpur police station limits in Odisha’s Nayagarh district on Saturday night.
According to reports, 62 students of the Sevashram fell ill after taking food in their hostel in the night.
The Sevashram authorities rushed the sick students to the government hospital in Tangi after some of them suffered from vomitting, loose motions and high fever.
However, one of them, Mini Majhi from the Gajapati district died, on her way to the hospital.
The deceased girl student has been identified as Mini Majhi of Gajapati district.
Till reports last came in, 30 students are still undergoing treatment at the Tangi hospital while the condition of six students is stated to be critical.