As many as 82 persons including children and women were hospitalised after consuming food at a marriage feast at Shadpur village in sadar upazila of Sunamganj on Friday night.
Sources said that 40 residents of Dayargaon village had gone to attend a marriage in Shadpur village as part of the groom’s party. After eating the food there, many people complained of pain in stomach, vomiting and nausea.Among the sick, 42 were admitted to Sunamganj Sadar Hospital and more 40 in Dirai Hospital.
Some of the sick were identified as Lipi Rani Das, 26, Pintu Das, 17, Niloy Das, 3, Oysi Das, Shamoli Rani Das, 32, Sentu Das, 30, Chitra Sen, 24, Ila Das, 30, Konika Rani Das, 30, Purno Das, 30 and Durjoy Chandra Das.
Residential physician of Dirai Hospital Dr Sumon Ray confirmed the news.