70 fall ill in Bengal after consuming food

Sep 30, 2012, 08:42 IST | Agencies

More than 70 people suffered from food poisoning after having prasad at a religious function in West Bengal on Saturday.

Over 70 people were hospitalised after consuming food at a religious function in West Bengal's West Midnapore district, police said Saturday.

"Over 70 people fell ill and had to be hospitalised after consuming prasad at a religious ceremony in Garbeta in the district. Their condition is now stable," a police officer said.

The sick have been admitted to Midnapore Medical College Hospital.

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