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‘Lizard in food’: 57 students fall ill after having lunch in govt school

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An ambulance arrives at the emergency entrance outside Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in New York City, New York, U.S., April 13, 2020.—Reuters
An ambulance arrives at the emergency entrance outside Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in New York City, New York, U.S., April 13, 2020.—Reuters

  • 57 students fall sick after lunch in government school.
  • Girl finds lizard in her plate of lentils.
  • Students rushed to hospital after they vomit and complain of abdominal pain.


At least 57 students fell sick after having lunch in a government school in India's Madhya Pradesh, NDTV reported.

A girl reportedly found a lizard on her plate while having lentils, said a teacher from the Government Middle School in Keolari.

"As many as 57 students fell ill after having their mid-day meal. They complained of vomiting and abdominal pain, and were rushed to a nearby hospital," he said.

Health department official Vikram Singh affirmed that all the children were unharmed and were being observed by doctors.