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Deaths mount to 150 in India's second toxic liquor tragedy this month

Deaths mount to 150 in India's second toxic liquor tragedy this month

At least 150 people have died from drinking toxic bootleg liquor in a northeastern state of India, the second such tragedy in the country this month, with many more hospitalised as authorities try to pinpoint the source and round up perpetrators.

Bootleg liquor kills at least 41 on Indian tea plantation as dozens fall ill

Bootleg liquor kills at least 41 on Indian tea plantation as dozens fall ill

At least 41 Indian tea plantation workers have died from drinking toxic bootleg liquor after receiving their weekly wages, and 20 are critically ill in hospital, a government minister said on Friday.