29 school children of Mirigama hospitalized after drinking contaminated water

Wednesday, 17 May 2017 - 18:54

29 students of Mirigama Bandaranaike Vidyalaya were hospitalized as they fell sick after consuming tap water this morning.

The students reported to school at 6 AM for year 5 scholarship tuition classes.

Police believe the cause of illness is drinking contaminated water.

Police also said that water samples of the school water tank will be sent to the Government Analyst.

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