248 students hospitalized on suspicion of poisoning in central Turkey

NIGDE: The number of students who were taken to the hospital on suspicion of food poisoning has increased to 248 in central province of Nigde.

On Monday, students living in Ulukisla and Ciftlik began to go to the hospitals with complaints of nauseating. Officials from Provincial Directorate of Food, Agriculture and Livestock took sample from food of the students for examination.

An investigation has been launched into the incident.