28 Girls Hospitalized with ‘Anxiety’ and ‘Fainting’ After Playing Ouija Board Game

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A group of 28 girls was hospitalized during school for anxiety and fainting spells after participating in an Ouija board game, NY Post reported. 

According to the outlet, alarm bells went off at the Galeras Educational Institution in Colombia after a group of girls started experiencing anxiety and began fainting among other symptoms.

“There were 28 possible cases of anxiety in school students,”

said Hugo Torres, head of the Institution. 

However, parents have since come forward blaming the school for carrying the in-school Ouija boards, that the students were allegedly utilizing before feeling their symptoms.

“Parents, you have to move, investigate what’s happening at school, because our children cannot continue in this situation,”

one mother told the local outlet.

“Our children always have a good breakfast and it cannot be said that what’s happening is due to lack of food,”

she added. The girls were taken to a local hospital where they were accompanied by school faculty and parents. Medical staff is unclear about what caused their symptoms.

For those who are unaware the Ouija board game originated in the U.S. in 1886 and is used to communicate with spirits. It is also known as the spirit board. 

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