100 students hospitalised for food poisoning in Andhra Pradesh

Rajahmudnry, Andhra Pradesh:  Around 100 hostel students of a private college in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh were hospitalised for suspected food poisoning, police said on Thursday.

"The incident occurred at Sri Chaitanya junior college at Godavari Gunta in the district on Wednesday night," they said.

Police said altogether 300 students, who complained of uneasiness and vomiting after consuming the food at the college canteen, were rushed to three private hospitals on Wednesday night.

"The hostel authorities served them the food cooked in the morning during the dinner," police said.

While 200 out of 300 students were discharged after receiving medical aid, around 100 girl students are undergoing treatment in three hospitals, police said, adding their condition is stable.

College authorities refused to speak to media.

Story First Published: December 20, 2012 18:54 IST

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