At least 130 students studying at Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya at Barhia in the district fell sick, four of them seriously after eating contaminated food last night.
Sub divisional officer Murali Prasad said here that all 250 students, teachers, principal and other employees had eaten fried rice and other items at the school canteen last night. He said, later 130 students, four teachers and three sweepers complained of stomach pain at around 11pm.
The SDO said, when their pain became unbearable, all students were admitted to Barhia referral hospital. He said that treatment of all sick children was underway at the hospital. (UNI)