Over 50 children from a school in Wariyapola, were hospitalized this afternoon after inhaling a toxic gas, the Police said.
They said the students had inhaled the toxic gas after a fire had broken out in a garbage dump close to the school.
The students have been admitted to the Wariyapola District Hospital.
The Police said the children were suffering from dizziness, itchiness and respiratory issues.(Colombo Gazette)