19 August 2018,   06:16
Parents of children poisoned in Rustavi school say the reason is polluted water

15 children were poisoned in Rustavi Public School # 16. The teenagers from different grades have similar symptoms, vomiting and abdominal pain. Parents link the poisoning to the polluted water .

The children say that when they finished sports lessons, they drank water from the tap and became sick afterwards. First aid was provided to 15 teenagers by the emergency brigade at school.

Director of the 16th Public School does not confirm that the poisoning of teenagers is related to drinking water. Specialists took samples of water and food products from the institution.

The local population argues that the water-related problems in the city have significantly increased. Rustavi residents demand improvement of drinking water quality.