56 garment factory workers hospitalised

56 garment factory workers hospitalised

June 19, 2015   03:15 pm

At least 56 workers at a garment factory in the Katunayake Investment Promotion Zone were hospitalised today with symptoms of food poisoning.

The workers had fallen ill after consuming food provided by their place of employment this morning.

Thirty factory workers were admitted to the Ragama Teaching Hospital while the other 26 were admitted to the Minuwangoda Hospital.

Katunayake Police is conducting an investigation into the incident.


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