Another food poisoning in Eastern Sri Lanka

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Wednesday, April 22, 2009, 13:25 GMT, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Apr 22, Batticaloa: A group of school children have been admitted to Valachchenai hospital following a suspected food poisoning incident after consuming breakfast.

Police Spokesman SSP Ranjith Gunasekara said at least 30 students, all are around eight years old were admitted to the hospital due to food poisoning after consuming string hoppers with dhal curry.

However the condition of the students is not life threatening, hospital sources said.

Valachchenai police and provincial health officials are conducting further investigations on the incident.




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