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Six schoolchildren hospitalised for food poisoning

Six primary schoolchildren who had eaten poisonous seeds and fallen sick, were admitted to the Kuliyapitiya Hospital for immediate medical treatment, recently. Four boys and two girls were among the children.

Dr. A. Sameera attached to Kuliyapitiya Hospital told the Daily News that the victims are currently recovering.

About 126 students were admitted to hospitals during the past six months over the same cause from the Kurunegala and Puttalam districts in the North Western Province (NWP).