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PARACHINAR, 17 August: More than 50 students of a private school fainted after eating substandard food from the school canteen, officials said here on Wednesday.

According to the assistant political agent of Upper Kurram, Shahid Ali Khan, condition of the students of a private school in Kardman area suddenly deteriorated after they ate some unhygienic and substandard food from the school canteen.

The children were immediately rushed to the agency headquarter hospital for treatment, said the official and added that their condition is out of danger.

The assistant police agent further said that the school was sealed after the incident while a watchman of the school was taken into custody for interrogation.

Meanwhile, head of the school Noor Ghulam has also demanded of the local administration to investigate the matter.