Over 50 students taken ill after consuming ‘stale food’ in Odisha

Baripada: More than 50 students of a sevashram school in Purunapani area under Khunta block of Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district were taken ill allegedly after consuming stale food.

According to reports, a feast was arranged at the school two days ago. The unconsumed food items were stored and later served to the students yesterday, following which they complained of uneasiness, vomiting and loose motion.

They were admitted to a hospital at Dukura in the district. Condition of 20 students was stated to be critical, till last reports came in.

On the other hand, the school authorities have rubbished the allegation of stale food being fed to the students.

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