Food poisoning 30 monks, 16 individuals hospitalised

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By Thilanka Kanakarathna   

At least 30 Buddhist Monks and 16 individuals were hospitalised due to food poisoning at a Pirivena in Periyakulam, Kekirawa last evening, police said.   

Police said they had fallen ill after having their lunch meal and admitted to the Maradankadawala Hospital for treatment.   

However, they were later transferred to the Anuradhapura Teaching Hospital for further treatment.   

Kekirawa Police is conducting further investigations.