Panel formed to probe incident of 28 children falling ill in Delhi school
A day after 28 children fell sick at a municipal school in west Delhi's Naraina after allegedly inhaling noxious fumes, a four-member committee has been formed to probe the case.
A four-member committee has been constituted to probe the case of 28 children falling sick at a municipal school in west Delhi's Naraina after allegedly inhaling noxious fumes following a suspected "gas leak" incident nearby.
The Municipal Corporation of Delhi, in a statement, said the panel comprises a "zonal superintending engineer, assistant commissioner, DDE and DHO".
"Deputy Commissioner the Karol Bagh zone has constituted a four-member committee to look into the incident of school children falling sick yesterday," it said.
The 28 students were hospitalised on Friday with two of them requiring oxygen support, officials said.
Nineteen students were sent to the RML Hospital, 14 of whom were discharged on Friday, and five on Saturday while nine were sent to Acharya Bhikshu Hospital, all of whom were discharged after medical aid on Friday.
A senior police officer had said that a case was registered under sections 284 (negligent conduct with respect to poisonous substance), 336 (act endangering life or personal safety of others) and 337 (causing hurt by act endangering life or personal safety of others) of the Indian Penal Code against unidentified people.