Ashram Of Kapurthala: 2 Children Killed 31 Hospitalized Due To Food Poisoning :- Two children died of food poisoning at an Ashram which is for mentally challenged children in Kapurthala, Punjab. 31 others children were taken to hospital for treatment after they were taken ill.
The age of the deceased children were between 10 and 12. Jaskiran Singh who is Deputy Commissioner said that 33 children were residing at Sukhjit Ashram near the railway station in Kapurthala, Punjab. Two children showed symptoms of food poisoning and started vomiting last night.
One of them died at the ashram within the one hour. While the second child died at the hospital during treatment this morning.
He said that All 31 children of the Ashram have been put under observation after around seven of them showed symptoms of food poisoning and were rushed to the civil hospital at Kapurthala.
DC Jaskiran Singh said that The cause of deaths is not yet clear. But an inquiry has been ordered. He also added that the food samples have also been taken by the food investigation teams that are camping in the ashram.