Hisar (Har), Dec 29 (PTI) At least twelve persons were today taken ill after consuming food offered as ‘prasad’ at a temple in Bheri Akbarpur village near here. Also Read - Delhi Govt Warns Clubs, Hotels Against Liquor Bottles Without 2D Bar-Code | What Does it Mean

Several people had consumed the ‘prasad’. However, condition of twelve persons deteriorated, police said. Also Read - Free Textbooks Will be Provided to Students From Class 6 to 12, Says Education Minister

The ill were taken to a private hospital in Uklana from where they were referred to Hisar, they said. Also Read - Twitter Announces New Feature That Would Let Users Charge Followers, Netizens React

The condition of three persons is stated to be critical, police said, adding food poisoning is suspected to be the reason behind the incident.

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