Kids rushed to UK hospital after Cape Town trip

2014-05-05 14:18
Heathrow Airport (File, AFP)

Heathrow Airport (File, AFP)

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Cape Town - Eleven children who are part of a choir that performed in Cape Town have been rushed to hospital in London after taking ill on a flight home, it was reported on Monday.

The BBC reported that 11 children were rushed to hospital after landing at Heathrow International Airport on an Emirates Airlines flight. The children were part of a Welsh choir.

The news service said some of the children had diarrhoea and some were vomiting.

The London Ambulance Service tweeted that it checked 60 children on the flight.

Emirates flights from South Africa stop at Dubai International Airport, where passengers board connecting flights to their destinations.

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