Food poisoning in Balasore: Number of affected persons rises to 150

17/05/2019 at 3:14 PM

Balasore: The number of persons affected due to alleged food poisoning after having food at a marriage function in Ranibasan village under Bhograi block in Balasore district has increased to 150 today.

Around 150 persons, including a newlywed couple, have been admitted to hospitals after they complained of vomiting, stomach ache and loose motion after having food at a marriage function.

All were rushed to Chandenswar and Jaleswar government hospitals. A special team of doctors from the Balasore District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) has reached the village to take stock of situation. Nearly 500 people had come to attend the marriage feast of a local identified as Dipak Jena. They were served both vegetarian and non vegetarian foods.

Initially, 30 few people complained of uneasiness and admitted to Chandesnwar and Jaleswar Government hospitals but the number grew as time passed.

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