Over 150 people fall ill due to suspected food poisoning after iftaar in Uttar Pradesh madrassa

Bahraich: At least 175 people fell ill, allegedly due to food poisoning, after breaking their daily Ramzan fast at a madrassa in Harwatand village here, police said on Tuesday.

Representational image. AP

Representational image. AP

After the iftar at the madrassa in Huzurpur area on Monday, several locals complained of uneasiness and started vomiting, police said.

They were rushed to the hospital from where many of them were discharged after treatment. No one is stated to be seriously ill.

Suspecting a case of food poisoning, police have collected food samples that will be sent for examination.

Updated Date: Jun 06, 2017 16:36 PM

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