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Indian Police Arrest Man Responsible for Distribution of Tainted Alcohol

Posted February 1st, 2012 at 3:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Police in India’s West Bengal state have arrested a key figure responsible for distributing poisonous homemade liquor, which kills hundreds of people every year throughout the country. In early January, at least 15 people died and 24 others were hospitalized after buying cheap alcohol from bootleggers in eastern Andhra Pradesh state. In December, 155 people […]

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Home-Brewed Liquor Kills 15 in India

Posted January 1st, 2012 at 6:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Officials in eastern India said Sunday at least 15 people died after consuming a batch of tainted homemade liquor over the weekend. The officials said some 24 others are being treated in hospitals in the Krishna district in Andhra Pradesh state. The victims, mostly poor laborers, became sick after buying cheap alcohol from bootleggers for […]

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