Patna, Dec 22 (IANS) Three children died while another is battling for his life at a hospital in a village in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur district after eating contaminated food.
The incident was reported from Gaurea village under Turkey police outpost in Muzaffarpur, about 70 km from here, officials said Monday.
“Two to three hours after eating dinner Sunday night, four children fell ill as they complained of stomach pain followed by loose motion and vomiting, three of them died,” a district official said.
“One boy has been admitted to Shri Krishna Medical College and Hospital in Muzaffarpur. His condition is serious,” the official said. “Preliminary inquiry suggested that the food turned contaminated.”
Villagers said the children ate rice and spinach for their dinner.