In an extremely peculiar incident, a group of students collapsed at a school in Colombia after using a Ouija board to contact the dead. According to The independentTeachers at the Agricultural Technical Institute in Hato found 11 students, ages 13 to 17, unconscious in a hallway. The students suffered from severe vomiting, abdominal pain and muscle cramps. They were rushed to Manuela Beltran Hospital in the Socorro neighborhood.
In the medical reports, the doctors said the students suffered from food poisoning. However, Hato mayor Jose Pablo Toloza Rondon said the ouija’s board was “not ruled out” and is part of the ongoing investigation.
“The children had passed out, when they were found they were short of breath and drool was pouring out of their mouths,” the mayor said.
“It cannot be ruled out that it was the Ouija board, which is part of the investigation. Others say they drank water from a container, others that they came from a swimming pool and were given something to eat,” he added. .
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However, it was later revealed after the students were interviewed that they had been drinking water from the same glass. According to the emphaticallyJuan Pablo Vargas Noguera, the emergency medical coordinator at Hospital del Socorro, also said that the medics found no psychological change in the children, bearing in mind the story that it would have come from playing the Ouija board.
The rectory of the Technical Institute said it would not rule on the matter until the facts were cleared up with authorities.
Meanwhile, for those who don’t know, the ouija board can reportedly be used to contact the dead. It has letters, numbers and the words yes, no, hello and goodbye on it. Users each place a finger on a small heart-shaped piece of wood or plastic called a planchette, then ask ghosts to answer their question by moving the planchette across the board to spell out their answer.
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