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WARANGAL: Five class 10 girl students studying in Mahatma Jyotiba Phule BC Girls residential school in Arepally village in Warangal district consumed washroom cleaning liquid. The incident took place on Sunday morning.
“Two boys had entered the girls’ hostel to celebrate one of their birthdays with the five girl students. Noticing the boys having entered the building, hostel watchmen stopped them, informed the warden and staff about the matter. The girls’ parents were then called the next day. On seeing their parents, all five girls locked up themselves in the washroom and consumed toilet cleaner,” said special officer (Principal) K Sudarshan Reddy.
“Fellow students who observed the girls locking themselves up in the washroom, then alerted the staff and warden. The hostel administration immediately rushed them to MGM Hospital, Warangal, wherein they are being treated,” said Reddy.
Speaking to the media, the school’s regional coordinator G Ram Reddy said that the girls students are safe and they are currently under observation. “We are inquiring about the incident. We will also ask the girl students to identify the names of the two boys,” he said.
Warangal collector Dr B Gopi said that the additional collector and revenue officials have visited and enquired about the incident in the hostel. “After submission of enquiry report, we will take action,” he said.

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