2 children killed and 34 hospitalised in Punjab after consuming poisonous food

, 9:04 AM IST

New Delhi: Some 2 children were killed and several are hospitalized after eating food at a home for children with mental disabilities in Kapurthala, Punjab.

The reports said that the food contained some poisonous substance, but authorities has not confirmed yet what has been the cause for the incident.

Nearly 34 children, were residing in the home, they all were immediately rushed to the hospital where they are currently receiving medical assistance.

Police have arrived at the scene and are investigating how the poisonous substance introduced into the food.