India: 150 take ill after eating contaminated food

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Jhunjhunu (PTI): In a suspected case of food poisoning, 150 people fell ill after consuming contaminated food at a religious feast held at Mandava village in this Rajasthan district.

Those taken ill included mostly women and children. They complained of vomitting and stomachache yesterday after having lunch at a religious feast "Sawamani" organised at the village, Deputy CMHO (Health) Dr Pratap Singh said.

While some were given treatment on the spot, others were admitted to BDK government hospital here, Dr H.P. Sharma, head of the hospital told PTI.

Meanwhile, no case has been registered against any one in this regard, SHO, Mandava police station, Gopi Ram Bazia said.



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