Odisha: 36 students fall ill after drinking water in school

All are out of danger; an inquiry has been set up to investigate the incident.

Written by PTI | Bihar | Updated: April 8, 2014 6:01 pm

As many as 36 students were taken ill today after drinking contaminated water from a hand pump in the premises of a government school at Phakrabad village in Kaimur district in Orissa,official sources said.

The victims,students of a primary government school,were taken to the Sadar hospital where their condition was stated to be out of danger,the sources said.

District Magistrate Arvind Kumar Singh visited the school and the hospital to enquire about the incident. An investigation has been ordered into the incident.

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