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Two students sent to hospital after 27 collapse in British school

 2015-11-12 05:10:32.0

GettyImages-151262805-238x134 London:��Two pupils have been sent to a local medical facility after at least 27 students in a school in North Yorkshire collapsed on Wednesday morning, Xinhua reported.�"We are aware of two pupils who have attended hospital or a local medical facility. The rest were treated at the scene by ambulance staff," North Yorkshire Police updated on its official website.�The incident occurred between 11:00 and 11: 30 a.m. local time (1100 GMT and 1130 GMT) at the Outwood Academy School in Ripon, a city in north England. North Yorkshire Police said earlier that they received reports around 12:30 p.m. that a number of students had collapsed at the school and a number of others had taken ill.�"Approximately 27 students have been affected who have displayed signs of sickness and feeling faint," it added.�North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service said crews from Ripon and Boroughbridge were at the scene alongside hazardous materials specialist officers. A specialist detection, identification and monitoring (DIM) team from West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service was also at the incident to investigate the cause of the incident. (IANS)

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