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10 US students hospitalised after ingesting 'unknown substance'

IANS  |  San Francisco 

At least 10 students from a high school here in the US has been hospitalised after they ingested an unknown substance, an said.

The Fire Department said the students were from A couple of students were first showing symptoms of vomiting and nausea while one was found with extreme symptoms.

The Unified School District, where the high school is located, said in a statement that its staff members "are working with emergency personnel" to respond to the incident, reported.

"At this time it appears as though some students have ingested a substance that is causing adverse reactions. There are 10 known victims who have been identified as being affected," it said.

It is unclear what the "unknown substance" is, but the said it might be related to illicit drugs.

The fire department said in a tweet that it had dispatched two Mass Casualty Transport Buses to the school for of school kids from the impact area.



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First Published: Wed, February 14 2018. 11:12 IST