60 students fall ill after mass feeding

60 students fall ill after mass feeding

More than 60 children, all residents of Kathimallenahalli, who complained of stomach ache and vomiting have been admitted to the Hassan Government Hospital on Tuesday.

It is said that a mass feeding was arranged for the residents of the village as a part of Ganesha idol immersion on Monday night. The organisers had planned to prepare lemon rice with the leftover rice and distributed it among the children on Tuesday. The children, who ate food complained of uneasiness around 4 pm. They were immediately taken to the taluk hospital, where the doctors advised to shift the children to Hassan hospital.

One KSRTC bus and five ambulances were pressed into service and the children were shifted to Hassan hospital. The children are said to be out of danger.
 

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