Two children die after eating 'prasad'

Agartala, Jan 11 : Two children died and 30 people were hospitalized after eating 'prasad' in Tripura, an official said Saturday. Ten of them are reportedly in critical condition.

A total of 32 people, including children and women, took ill after eating 'prasad' in Dharmanagar in northern Tripura Friday night, a health department spokesman told the media.

"Two of the children died while others are being treated in a government hospital," the spokesman said.

The incident took place in Maheshpur village, 195 km north of here.

--IANS (Posted on 11-01-2014)

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