Fun along walk lands kids in hospital | Daily News

Fun along walk lands kids in hospital

Seven children who fell ill after eating castor-oil seeds from beans they had plucked from a plant along a road in Kotagala Estate in Madulsima were admitted to the Metigahatenna Hospital and later transferred to the Badulla General Hospital on Tuesday afternoon.

Madulsima Police said they were among a group of children who plucked the beans from a wayside plant and ate them for fun, while walking along the estate road after which they started vomiting and felt faint. However, their condition was not critical.


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