One girl died and 23 others were hospitalised after they consuming food at a government Sports Complex at Amarkantak, official sources said today.
Sumitra Bai (14) died due to food poisoning and 23 others were rushed to a hospital after they started vomiting and suffered from dysentry and stomach ache since last night, Additional Collector B B Shrivastava told PTI.
The food cooked at the complex mess was suspected to be contaminated, he said, adding senior officials have rushed to the spot and a probe has been initiated into the matter.