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16 people killed due to consumption of spurious liquor in Bangladesh

PTI | Dhaka | Updated: 28-05-2020 00:56 IST | Created: 28-05-2020 00:09 IST
16 people killed due to consumption of spurious liquor in Bangladesh
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At least 16 people have died over a period of three days and nearly a dozen others are being treated after the consumption of spurious liquor during Eid-ul-Fitr celebrations in northwestern Bangladesh. "16 people have died so fare due to the consumption of spurious liquor. Some of them died at their home, some on their way to hospitals," a senior police official familiar with the tragedy told PTI over the phone

However, the state-run BSS news agency reported that the people had died in two different incidents

Authorities have ordered an inquiry to find out the places where the homemade liquors are brewed illegally.


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