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At least 20 students of Gampola Muslim Maha Vidyalaya have been admitted to the Gampola hospital today, as a result of an alleged allergic reaction, hospital sources said. 18 out of them have been discharged while another two are still in hospital for further treatment.

Other students of Digana Senarathwala Maha Vidyalaya in the Theldeniya Educational Zone also had been admitted to the Menikhinna Hospital for treatment.

Meanwhile 7 students of, Athimale Maha Vidyalaya, Siyabalanduwa had been admitted to Athimale Hospital due to similar symptoms. (Suranga Rajanayake, Nayanajeewa Bandara, J.A.L Jayasinghe)

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  Comments - 9

  • nalaka Monday, 19 November 2012 12:07 PM

    is this an act to delay exams or could this be some thing like the weather or any paint ??

    amba yaluwa Monday, 19 November 2012 12:41 PM

    SOMETHING SIMILAR HAPPENED MANY YEars ago when the achcharu uncles were using the same ingredients

    Citizen Monday, 19 November 2012 03:22 PM

    Could be acid rain from our coal plant. Allergic reaction due to Sulpher Dioxide.

    Game Pappa Monday, 19 November 2012 06:02 PM

    Latest trebnd in Sri Lanka.

    Lets see, which school is to follow next?

    mr. gamarala Monday, 19 November 2012 07:19 PM

    has the water or air been tested? has it been confirmed that all of these kids do not have anything in common?

    Sammy Tuesday, 20 November 2012 04:08 AM

    Check out conspiracy theories!

    jk Tuesday, 20 November 2012 04:34 AM

    May be allergy due to meals, Chalks or books, ...just check please minister before statements

    Shan Tuesday, 20 November 2012 07:33 AM

    Why these happen only in schools? It's mysterious..

    lasitha Wednesday, 21 November 2012 03:23 AM

    there should be some common cause.
    food, chalks, dusters, milk (if provided).. etc you name it

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