MUZAFFARGARH: At least 14 people were hospitalized after eating spoiled watermelon today.

Rescue sources said that condition of 14 people deteriorated, when they consumed spoiled watermelon from a roadside stall near Qureshi Chowk in Muzaffargarh.

The affectees were shifted to a hospital. where they were under treatment and according to hospital sources their condition was stable.

The police have started search for the watermelon seller who escaped after the occurrence.