14 fall ill af­ter eat­ing Sehri meal in Chaman

Pakistan Observer - - NATIONAL -

CHAMAN—At least 14 per­sons were brought to hos­pi­tal in crit­i­cal con­di­tion af­ter eat­ing Sehri meal here at Sheen Talab area on Satur­day. Ac­cord­ing to po­lice sources, those fallen ill in­cluded men and women. An emer­gency was de­clared at the gov­ern­ment hos­pi­tal in Chaman and doc­tors were called in to treat the pa­tients who were suf­fer­ing from food poi­son­ing and other ill­ness.

“The con­di­tion of the pa­tients was very se­ri­ous, how­ever, their stom­achs were washed out,” the doc­tors said. It was, how­ever, not clear whether their con­di­tion was de­te­ri­o­rated due to eat­ing meal or drinknig, the doc­tors said. The pa­tients, who were suf­fer­ing from di­ar­rhoea and vom­it­ing, told the hos­pi­tal staff that their con­di­tion started to de­te­ri­o­rate af­ter hav­ing Sehri meal, they added.—APP

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