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At a hospital in Patna, India, an Indian woman sits Thursday beside a child who fell sick after eating a free school lunch. Indian officials say at least 22 children have died and more than two dozen others were sickened after eating a free school lunch that was tainted with insecticide. (AP Photo/ Aftab Alam Siddiqui)

Cooks recount horror of Indian school lunch deaths

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PATNA, India (AP) -- Soon after they served the daily free lunch they had prepared for dozens of children at a rural Indian school, the two cooks realized something was very wrong. The students started fainting. Within hours, they began dying.


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