Lucknow, Oct 12: At least 80 girl students were taken ill allegedly after eating sub-standard food at a college in Mirzapur, officials said on Thursday.
The latest instance of food poisoning reported from the Ashram Paddati Girls Inter college in Madihan.
The girls who were vomiting, feeling nauseous and complaining of stomach pain, were rushed to the nearby hospital for the treatment.
The condition of about a dozen students is stated to be serious while the others have been discharged, an official told IANS. “There is no cause for worry now.”
Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM) Savita Yadav who reached the college said students and parents had complained that the food served at the college was sub-standard. A probe has been ordered.