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30 children ill after school supper in China

Suspected food poisoning in a primary school in east China's Shandong province have left more than 30 students ill, Xinhua news agency reported, citing local authorities on Tuesday.

JINAN: Suspected food poisoning in a primary school in east China's Shandong province have left more than 30 students ill, Xinhua news agency reported, citing local authorities on Tuesday.

Local authorities said the students at Boda Primary School in Zhuangzhai township of Caoxian County developed symptoms of diarrhoea after taking their supper on Monday evening.

The students are currently under treatment.

The private boarding school has some 1,800 students and teachers.

Authorities are investigating the cause of the incident.

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