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Food poisoning in Jamunamukh : 40 fall sick


At least 40 people including 6 numbers of children fall sick after consuming “Prasad” consisting of grams , sprouts and coconuts during a religious programme held at Nagayapam temple in Jamunamukh under Hojai subdivision in Nagaon district of Assam on thursday night. The locals suspected to be suffering from food poisoning, complained of vomiting and stomachache, after taking the 'prasad'. As the victims fell seriously sick, they were brought to Swahid Bhogeswari Phukanani Civil Hospital in Nagaon on last night. The few affected were identified as Phanidhar Hazarika, Nitul Saikia, Bubuli Saikia, Tilok Saikia, Mahesh Saikia, Deboram Saikia etc. The children who were admitted today are still in critical state.




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