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Dead Rat in Mid-day Meal in Delhi School, 9 Students Hospitalised

Nine students of a government school in New Delhi were taken ill on Thursday after consuming a mid-day meal which allegedly had a dead rat in it.

The meal was served at a Government Boys' Senior Secondary School in the Deoli area. The students were rushed to Madan Mohan Malviya Hospital.

Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia visited the students at the hospital. He took to Twitter to slam those responsible for the incident.

He said that an FIR would be lodged against the mid-day meal supplier and that the accused would be blacklisted.

Police officials when contacted said they are aware of the issue but no formal complaint has been received yet.