Mid-day meal poisoning: 26 kids hospitalised in Telangana

Around 67 students were reported to have been served the meal at the Government Primary School. A few hours later, around 26 students started vomiting, and showing symptoms of food poisoning.

Mid-day meal poisoning: 26 kids hospitalised in Telangana



At least 26 students were hospitalised, after eating a mid-day meal at a school in Telangana's Karimnagar district on Thursday.

They were rushed to the hospital after complaining of stomach ache and vomiting.

Around 67 students were reported to have been served the meal at the Government Primary School. A few hours later, around 26 students started vomiting, and showing symptoms of food poisoning.

Mandal educational officer Chukka Reddy told
The Hindu
that the students were taken to Government Headquarters Hospital in Karimnagar town, out of which three students continued to complain of vomiting.

However, the condition of the other students, is said to be stable.

Reddy also told The Hindu that the cause of the food poisoning could be the tomato curry which was allegedly made with some rotten tomatoes.