Gecko in midday meal; 50 school kids hospitalized in Odisha

Bargarh: Over 50 students of a government-run upper primary school in Odisha’s district headquarters town of Bargarh fell ill after taking midday meals today.

According to reports, over 50 students of Harijan Pada Upper Primary School in Ward no.5 in Bargarh municipal area complained of headache, stomach pain and dyspepsia after taking midday meals at the school.

It was found that a gecko had fallen in the daal which was being served to the school kids in their midday meals, reports added.

The students, who were rushed to the district headquarters hospital, were released after their condition stabilized on being provided with necessary medical care, reports further said.

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