At least 50 of the 250 students who consumed the mid-day meal at a school in Maharashtra's Palghar town reportedly fell ill Thursday. At least 17 of them are in serious condition.
The incident took place in a school run by Zilla Parishad in Vikramgarh Taluka, the Daily News & Analysis reports.
Students were rushed to a nearby hospital when they started to nauseate and vomit after consuming the mid-day meal.
50 students fall ill after eating mid-day meal in a district school in Palghar district (Maharashtra). 17 in critical condition.
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