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56 hospitalised for suspected food poisoning in Turkey

56 hospitalised for suspected food poisoning in Turkey

At least 56 people, including 21 children, were taken to a hospital over suspected food poisoning in Turkey’s eastern city of Erzincan, local media reported on Saturday.

People called the ambulance after farewell celebrations held for conscript soldiers in the city center. 

Those affected said they had fever, nausea and dizziness, Sputnik said in a report.

Ambulance cars took those ill to the hospital where they received medical assistance and are staying under doctors’ supervision.
Further details are awaited.

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