Toxic liquor claims at least 26 lives

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - WORLD -

At least 26 peo­ple were killed and sev­eral oth­ers were un­con­scious af­ter con­sum­ing toxic liquor dur­ing Christ­mas in Pak­istan’s east Toba Tek Singh district over the last two days, lo­cal me­dia re­ported on Tues­day. More than 50 res­i­dents in Mubarak­bad area at the district con­sumed home-brewed liquor on Sun­day night and ended up in hos­pi­tal on Mon­day af­ter suffering stom­ach prob­lem, Dunya TV re­ported, adding that the dead in­cluded 24 Chris­tians and two Mus­lims.

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