Food poisoning hospitalises 24

Food poisoning at a wedding party saw 24 people being hospitalized in Batticaloa, the police media unit said today.The incident occurred in Periyakalura, Batticaloa last night and the patients continued to receive treatment in hospital today. The patients had suffered from headaches, vomiting and fever after eating the food at the wedding and they were subsequently admitted to hospital.The hospital however said that the patients are not in serious condition. (Colombo Gazette)