Over a dozen school children aged between five and ten years took ill in Aligarh district of Uttar Pradesh after eating biscuits served at the Independence Day function police said. The incident occurred on Thursday at the Gyandeep Shishu Mandir in the Harduaganj area. An initial probe found that the biscuits were well past the expiry date printed on the package Circle Officer (CO) Qwarsi M.K. Saxena told IANS. A case of carelessness was registered against the school management he said. Police said the biscuit packets were distributed to the children soon after the flag hoisting ceremony in the school.