At least 20 school students were hospitalised in Sri Lanka after suffering from food poisoning yesterday, police said.
The children, aged between eight and nine years, were students of a school in Veyangoda area of western Sri Lanka, Xinhua reported.
The students had fallen ill after consuming a morning meal provided by the school and had been rushed to a nearby hospital by the school management.
The police were investigating the matter.
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