Over 20 students taken ill after consuming mid-day meal in Cuttack

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Cuttack: Over 20 students of an Upper Primary school in Cuttack were taken ill after consuming mid-day meal served to them in school on Thursday.

According to sources, the students of Sandhapur primary school in the district were served with a mid-day meal this afternoon. After consuming, the children complained of vomiting and diarrhoea. Following this, the school authorities admitted them to a nearby hospital.

However, the exact cause of the incident is yet to be ascertained.

While the health condition of all the children are stated to be stable now, samples of the food served to them as part of the mid-day meal program have been sent to a laboratory for tests.

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