Eight children died and 80 others were hospitalised on Tuesday after eating lunch served at their school in eastern India, officials said.
Indian pupils cycle home from school on the outskirts of Siliguri on December 11, 2012. Eight children died and 60 others were taken ill, some hospitalised, on Tuesday after eating lunch served at their school in eastern India, officials said.
"The eight children died after consuming the midday meal in their school," local Bihar state administrator Abhijit Sinha told AFP by telephone.
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