76 students fall ill after consuming mid-day meal

Ganjam: Seventy six students of an upper primary school at Samaeiguda under Aska block were taken ill after consuming mid-day meal today.

The students were admitted to Aska hospital as they complained of vomiting and nausea.

Some students and parents alleged that a dead lizard was found in the mid-day meal served to the students. However, the school authority has not expressed anything as a reaction on the incident.

Aska BEO Binita Palaei said the matter will be probed.