Turkey apprehends 21 employees over mass army food poisoning
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By Pres Trust Of India|Published Jun 18, 2017
An overall of 731 soldiers needed medical attention while 21 employees with the catering professional who provided the food were apprehended.
Istanbul: Turkey on Sunday apprehended 21 workers of a catering company after more than 700 soldiers needed medical attention in a break out of gastrointestinal disorder in the west of the nation.
The soldiers at the barracks in the western Manisa province consumed a meal of soup, yoghurt, chicken and rice however hundreds were then hurried to medical facility with stomach discomforts and lightheadedness.
An overall of 731 soldiers needed medical attention while 21 employees with the catering professional who provided the food were apprehended, Manisa chief district attorney Akif Celalettin Simsek stated in a declaration, inning accordance with the Anadolu news company.
Regional opposition MP Tur Yildiz Bicer published photos on Twitter of soldiers plunged on benches in the health center and others on a drip. The scenario is even more disconcerting for the army since less than a month earlier, the exact same barracks was struck by gastrointestinal disorder where one soldier passed away.
In an indication of the authorities’ issue, Defence Minister Fikri Isik checked out the ill soldiers in health center over night, stating all were set to make a complete healing.
“We do not see a considerable issue, simply a few of our soldiers are being kept in for observation,” he stated. “No one remains in extensive care or has their life in risk”.
Isik stated 200 soldiers had actually been hospitalised after the May gastrointestinal disorder event, which was brought on by salmonella germs.