34 students fall sick after drinking contaminated water in Maharashtra

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Nashik:  At least 34 students, including 13 girls, fell ill after allegedly consuming contaminated water in north Maharashtra's Dhule district, police said on Thursday.

The water was allegedly supplied by a tanker to the private Kasturbai Ashram school in Tavkheda village.

The students upon drinking the water started vomiting and complained of diarrhoea on the night of July 16.

A medical team from Dhule civil hospital rushed to the school and provided treatment to the affected students, who were in the age group of 8 to 12 years. Two of the children who were taken ill were admitted to hospital.

Health department sources, meanwhile, said that the condition of all the students was improving.

Dhule collector Prakash Mahajan and zila parishad chief executive officer Anil Landge also visited the school, police added.


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