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73 taken ill after consuming 'prasadam' at TN temple, hospitalised

PTI
Published Apr 30, 2018, 12:33 pm IST
Updated Apr 30, 2018, 12:33 pm IST
The devotees took 'Sambar' rice offered at Amman temple in V Sathamangalam village as part of a festival.
Meanwhile, the devotees alleged that a dead lizard was found in the rice served to them. (Photo: Representational/File)
 Meanwhile, the devotees alleged that a dead lizard was found in the rice served to them. (Photo: Representational/File)

Cuddalore: As many as 73 people including six children and 14 women took ill after consuming 'prasadam' at a temple in the district on Monday, police said.

The devotees took 'Sambar' rice offered at Amman temple in V Sathamangalam village as part of a festival, they said.

 

Soon after, they complained of giddiness and vomiting and were taken to the government hospital at Virudachalam near here.

Virudachalam Revenue Divisional Officer S Chandra, visited the hospital.

Meanwhile, the devotees alleged that a dead lizard was found in the rice served to them.

A case has been registered and investigation is on, police said.

On April 5, two women, who were among the 30 people hospitalised after taking temple 'prasadam' in Coimbatore district, died. 

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