ALOR SETAR – Sixty-eight Maktab Rendah Sains Mara Baling students were rushed to the Baling Hospital at 8pm yesterday after they were believed to have come down with food poisoning.
Kedah Health director Datuk Dr Norhizan Ismail said 61 of them were girls and that the victims were aged between 14 and 17 years.
“Twenty three of them, 21 girls and two boys had to be admitted while the rest were given outpatient treatment,” Dr Norhizan said in a statement today.
The cafe at the junior college has been ordered to close pending investigations. – BERNAMA