360° Coverage : Contaminated ice-cream sickens 30 Pakistani kids

Contaminated ice-cream sickens 30 Pakistani kids

Islamabad, June 30 (IANS) At least 30 children in Pakistan's Punjab province fell unconscious and had to be rushed to hospital after they ate ice-cream bought from vendors, a media report said Sunday.

Jun 30 2013, 2:57am CDT | by

Contaminated ice-cream sickens 30 Pakistani kids
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Islamabad, June 30 — At least 30 children in Pakistan's Punjab province fell unconscious and had to be rushed to hospital after they ate ice-cream bought from vendors, a media report said Sunday.

The incident took place Saturday in Dera Masti village in Bahawalpur district, the Dawn reported.

Police said the children were rushed to a nearby basic health unit where 20 of them regained consciousness and the remaining 10, said to be in a serious condition, were shifted to the Bahawal Victoria Hospital.

Police arrested two ice-cream vendors, Anees and Kashif, and sent their stock for chemical tests.

IANS

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