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India: death toll of toxic alcohol consumption rises over 90




(MENAFN) Poisonous alcohol has killed about 100 people in northern India, with dozens remaining in hospitals, as at least 200 people have been arrested in a police raid.

Over 90 people have been pronounced dead in Saharanpur and Haridwar, nearby districts of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand states, after drinking the methanol-laced brew on Thursday.

Eight others victims were recorded in a second incident accusing tainted liquor in Kushinagar,

The fatality number has been put at 72 on Saturday.

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India: death toll of toxic alcohol consumption rises over 90

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