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Twenty six children fall ill as primary school evacuated

Twenty six school children have been treated by paramedics at a primary school following its evacuated after several children started feeling ill. South Gloucestershire Council says carbon monoxide poisoning is one of the potential causes being investigated.

Twenty six children were treated by paramedics after they fell ill at school Credit: ITV West Country

South Western Ambulance Service was called to the school this afternoon after to reports of a 10-year-old feeling unwell. They treated 26 children in total for headaches and nausea. All of the children have since been released from their care and none of them were taken to hospital.

Emergency services are investigating several possible causes, including carbon monoxide poisoning.

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