29 girls sick after mid-day meal in Delhi school

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New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) At least 29 girls of a government school in central Delhi were Thursday admitted to hospital after they consumed contaminated food served to them under the mid-day meal scheme.

‘Around 29 girl students from Government Girls Higher Secondary School near Darya Ganj were admitted in Lok Nayak hospital when they complained of vomiting sensation and showed diarrhoea symptoms after eating lunch under the mid-day meal scheme,’ a police officer told IANS.

He said the condition of the girls was stable.

‘Initially the students were admitted in emergency ward and they were under observation but now their condition is stable and most of them are now in the out-patient section,’ the officer said.

‘A case will be registered and efforts are on to trace how the food was contaminated,’

he added.

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