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Maharashtra news: 90 hospitalised after eating porridge, kheer during temple feast in Nanded

Maharashtra: Several devotees felt dizzy and started vomiting after eating food during a temple feast in Nanded, an official said.

Maharashtra news: A feast was organized, and food was served to devotees just outside a Shiva temple.Premium
Maharashtra news: A feast was organized, and food was served to devotees just outside a Shiva temple.

At least 90 people were hospitalized after consuming 'ambil' (porridge) and 'khir' (a sweet dish made from milk) during a temple feast in Maharashtra's Nanded district, police said on Thursday.

An official said the incident occurred on Wednesday evening at Naigaon. Those who complaint of " of food poisoning" were admitted to different hospitals, news agency PTI reported.

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"A feast was organized, and food was served to devotees just outside a Shiva temple. They were given 'ambil' (porridge) and 'khir' (a sweet dish made from milk) to eat," an official was quoted by PTI as saying.

"But after having 'ambil', the devotees felt dizzy and started vomiting," he said.

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"Initially, some of them were rushed to a hospital. But towards late evening, there were more complaints of food poisoning," the official informed.

The official added a total of 90 people were admitted to various hospitals for treatment till late at night.

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"The condition of all of them is stable and they are out of danger," the official added.

"Taking cognizance of the incident, a police team visited the spot and an inquiry is being conducted," he said.

Food poisoning, a type of foodborne illness, is a sickness people get from something they ate or drank. The causes are germs or other harmful things in the food or beverage.

(With inputs from PTI)

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Published: 16 May 2024, 05:05 PM IST
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