Telangana

TMREIS takes action against staff after 130 students of a minority school fall sick

Siddipet minority residential school principal suspended, warden terminated after around 130 students fall sick on Monday.

Panic gripped at a state-run minority residential girls’ high school in Telangana’s Siddipet town after as many as 130 students studying there fall sick on Monday. Food poisoning is believed to be the possible cause of their illness. According to authorities, 32 students underwent treatment and all of them are stable now and are under observation.

The school is located at the Mustabad crossroad. Students of the school had taken chicken and brinjal curry for lunch as well as dinner on Sunday. Following which most of them complained of abdominal pains on Monday morning. A few of them even suffered from diarrhoea and vomited.

The students were given treatment at the school itself after consulting with the doctors from the health department in Siddipet. 20 students had to be shifted to the hospital, while 12 others were put under treatment at the hostel.

Meanwhile, Finance Minister T Harish Rao has directed the officials to extend the best treatment to the students and has asked for a report from the school.

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