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26 February 2009

Contaminated food: 300 hospitalised

Over 300 pupils were taken to hospital after eating contaminated food at the Onkgopotse Tiro school outside Mafikeng in the North-West, the SABC reported on Wednesday.

Over 300 pupils were taken to hospital after eating contaminated food at the Onkgopotse Tiro school outside Mafikeng in the North-West, the SABC reported on Wednesday.

All the pupils suffered from stomach aches after supper on Tuesday night. Most of them were treated and discharged, but nine were still in the Mafikeng provincial hospital.

The provincial health department sent specialists to test the food.

(Sapa, February 2009)

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