rinivas, directed by Sports Ministry to rush here for an on-the-spot assessment in the wake of the tragic incident which left one girl dead, arrived at Kochi by a flight and reached here by road late on Thursday night.

The SAI Director said treatment by experts would be ensured for the girls.

Assistance from All-India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi, would also be sought, he told reporters.

Four athletes, all undergoing training at the Water Sports Centre of the SAI here, ate the fruit and one of them, a 15-year old, died and the others have been admitted to the Alapuzha Medical College Hospital.

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