13 dead af­ter con­sum­ing spu­ri­ous liquor in Mum­bai

Asian Journal - - World -

Mum­bai: At least 13 peo­ple, in­clud­ing a woman, were killed and seven oth­ers re­ported to be bat­tling for life af­ter con­sum­ing sus­pected spu­ri­ous liquor at a bar in Mum­bai’s sub­ur­ban Mala­vani area, po­lice said. The vic­tims had con­sumed the coun­try liquor at a bar in Rathodi vil­lage on Wed­nes­day night, and started show­ing symp­toms of poi­sonous ef­fects since Thurs­day morn­ing. The seven peo­ple are re­ported to be se­ri­ous and bat­tling for life in var­i­ous hos­pi­tals in the area, po­lice said, adding that the toll may go up. Ac­cord­ing to wit­nesses, many of them started vom­it­ing, com­plained of se­vere ab­dom­i­nal pain and sud­denly col­lapsed, af­ter which their fam­ily mem­bers rushed them to hos­pi­tals.

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