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Over 150 people fall ill after iftar in UP madrassa

PTI
Published : Jun 6, 2017, 10:57 am IST
Updated : Jun 6, 2017, 11:02 am IST

Suspecting a case of food poisoning, police have collected food samples that will be sent for examination.

Representational Image. (Photo: File)
 Representational Image. (Photo: File)

Bahraich (UP): At least 175 people fell ill, allegedly due to food poisoning, after breaking their daily Ramzan fast at a madrassa in Harwatand village in Bahraich, police said on Tuesday.

After the 'iftar' at the madrassa in Huzurpur area on Monday, several locals complained of uneasiness and started vomitting, police said.

They were rushed to the hospital from where many of them were discharged after treatment. No one is stated to be seriously ill.

Suspecting a case of food poisoning, police have collected food samples that will be sent for examination.

Tags: food poisoning, ramadan, ramzan, iftar party
Location: India, Uttar Pradesh, Bahraich