10 children fall sick taking sweets in Bhola
Ten children have fallen sick after taking sweets at Lalmohan upazila of Bhola.
Sick children Adan,4, Al Arabi,2, Nafis,2, Ismail,2, Nishat,5, Sadia Akhter,5, Imon,4, Jihan,1, Jinia,5, and Nuha,3, have been admitted to the Upazila Health Complex.
Local sources said daughter of one Farooque of Fulbagicha village under ward 8 gave birth to a child five days ago.
A delighted mother-in-law of his daughter brought sweets from local bazar on Monday.
Later, the sweets were distributed among the relatives living in the same house.
Taking the sweets, 10 children fell sick and were admitted to the hospital.
Hospital's RMO Dr M Mohsin Khan said the children suffered food poisoning for taking stale sweets.
Lalmohon police OC Meer Khairul Kabir police are looking into the matter.