Panipat: Around 100 people fell ill after consuming kuttu atta (buckwheat flour) here on Thursday.

Earlier, around 14 people were reported sick after they ate chappatis made of kuttu atta on Wednesday.

Meanwhile, the data released by the government claims that only 49 people were reported sick. Victims including women, children and senior citizens were rushed hospitals and after they developed vomiting and giddiness after consuming the flour.

The contaminated flour has caused worry among people. Even though the Health Department conducted raids on various markets, it could not collect any sample.

Chief Medical Officer Dr HS Randhawa said raids will be conducted and samples will be collected soon.

JPN/Bureau