Balurghat: 40 persons have been infected with food poisoning in South Dinajpur’s Harirampur area. They fell ill after consuming food at a Iftaar party. 19 people including eight women has been admitted to Harirampur Hospital. A medical team has been sent to the village to conduct an inspection on the health of other people of the village. According to Pundori village panchayat Pradhan, the medical team has examined the people and have given the necessary medicines.
According to the hospital, an Iftaar party was conducted at Mujibur Rahman, a resident of the village. Nearly 40 people including relatives and neighbours were invited at the event. They had dinner and fell sick on Sunday morning.