MIRPURKHAS - Over 250 people including women and children fell unconscious after consuming a sweet dish during a wedding at Amina marriage lawn in Digri on Saturday night. The affectees were brought in taluka hospital Digri and civil hospital Mirpurkhas for treatment.

According to the details ample amount of people at a marriage ceremony consumed food Amina marriage lawn at Digri town and went home.

However few hours after consuming the food condition of the people who consumed sweet dish deteriorated and over 250 persons fell unconscious and were taken to emergency.

Affected people belonged to Soomra Para of Mirpurkhas, Digri, Tando Jan Muhammad and Jhuddo town. An emergency was declared in the hospitals however more doctors and Para medical staff was called in taluka Hospital Digri by medical superintendent Fazlur Rehman Talpure. Most affectees were referred to civil hospital Mirpurkhas from taluka hospital Digri in early morning on Sunday.

Only one medical officer and few Para medical were on duty in civil hospital Mirpurkhas as affectees were found unconscious in hospital. Doctors said that the victims suffered from food poisoning.

However doctors further said that all the patients were out of danger and being provided first aid to cover their condition.