Over 300 people fall ill after eating food at marriage party

February 15th, 2009 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS  

Jamnagar (Gujarat), Feb 15 (IANS) Over 100 people were admitted to the hospital and 200 others given first aid after they ate food at a marriage function in a village in Gujarat Sunday, officials said.

The incident occurred around 5 p.m. Sunday in Jhankhar village, some 40 km from here.

There were about 1,000 guests present at the function.

“We admitted about 100 people to the hospital and gave first-aid to 200 others following diarrhea and vomiting. Two medical teams have rushed from Jamnagar,” said Jamnagar district health officer K.P. Patel.

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