More than 100 schoolgirls fall sick
More than 100 female students of a school fell sick when they were cleaning playground of the institution in Saturia upazila of Manikganj.
Firstly 10-15 girls became unconscious due to high temperature and lack of water when they were cleaning the field in instruction of their teacher at Dargram Bohumukhi High School. Later, the number of ill pupils rose to 100.
The sick students were taken to Saturia Upazila Health Complex.
Meanwhile, guardians and students of the school encircled the head teacher and staged demonstration.
Police and upazila administration brought the situation under control.
Upazila Health Officer Mamun Ur Rashid said the girls became ill due to lack of water caused by high temperature.
Most of the injured returned home after treatment.