Over 1000 children hospitalized

Over 1000 children were hospitalized in Gampola today after suffering from an allergic reaction, Director of the Gampola hospital said.

Gampola Hospital Director Sarath Weerabandara said that the children were from the Jinaraja Balika (girl’s) school.

Weerabandara said that the allergy was still not identified.

Central Province Chief Minister Sarath Ekanayake said that the school has been closed till Monday following the incident. (Colombo Gazette)