At least 96 children fell ill after eating mid day meal in a school in a Government school in Jharkhand’s Jamua on Monday. According to sources, a lizard had fallen into the food during the preparation, leaving it contaminated.
The children began complaining of stomach ache soon after they consumed the contaminated food. Children were taken to a hospital in Jamua for check-up.
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Last month, at least two children died and 15 others were hospitalised after consuming milk as a part of mid-day meal at a school under Thana Refinery in Uttar Pradesh’s Mathura.
In February, 50 students fell ill after eating mid day meal in a school in Maharashtra’s Palghar District.