Toxic gas ails nearly 100 students in Wariyapola | Daily News


Toxic gas ails nearly 100 students in Wariyapola

Nearly 100 students of the Wariyapola Sri Sumangala National School have been hospitalised after a toxic gas emanated at the school last morning.

Those who have been admitted to the hospital after developing rashes are Grade five students. The toxic gas reportedly emanated from a garbage dump.

All the students except four were discharged from the hospital by last evening, hospital sources said.

One student has been transferred to the Kurunegala Teaching Hospital. Wariyapola police are investigating.


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