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Thirteen die after consuming spurious liquor in UP

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  13 Jan 2015 12:00 AM GMT

Lucknow, January 12: Thirteen people died in two separate incidents on Monday after consuming illicit liquor in Uttar Pradesh, on the outskirts of the state capital, police said. More than two dozen people were admitted to various hospitals in Lucknow where the condition of 18 is said to be “very critical.” The first incident occurred at Datli village in Malihabad, the mango belt of the state. An official told IANS that five people died on the spot while consuming the countrymade liquor. Five others died in hospitals. People in serious condition have been admitted to Balrampur hospital and the trauma centre at the Lucknow Medical College. In the second incident early Monday three persons died after consuming spurious liquor in Talvasarai village in Uno, neighbouring the state capital. The deceased belonged to Datli, Pahadpur, Khadta, Rampur, Gondwa, Baraunja and Bhogla. (IANS)

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