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World 24 Feb 2019 | 5:46 PM

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

GUWAHATI, India (Reuters) - 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.

AseanPlus News 28 Dec 2016 | 12:00 AM

Toxic liquor kills 24 in Pakistan

Islamabad: Twenty-four people, mostly Christians, were killed and dozens more sickened after consuming toxic liquor on Christmas Eve in central Pakistan, police said, in the latest case of deadly alchohol poisoning in the conservative Muslim country.

World 27 Dec 2016 | 6:46 PM

Christmas moonshine kills 23 in Pakistan town - police

LAHORE, Pakistan (Reuters) - A toxic homemade Christmas liquor killed at least 23 people, mostly from Pakistan's Christian minority community, and made dozens sick, police said on Tuesday.

Pakistan 27 Dec 2016 | 5:04 AM

Toxic liquor kills 21 in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Twenty-one people, mostly Christians, were killed and dozens more affected after consuming toxic liquor on Christmas Eve in central Pakistan, police said Tuesday.

AseanPlus News 17 Aug 2016 | 11:26 PM

13 die from suspected toxic liquor in India

New Delhi (AFP) - At least 13 people died Wednesday, a local official said, after they apparently drank toxic homemade liquor in India's eastern Bihar -- despite a state-wide ban on alcohol.

India 06 Apr 2016 | 1:40 PM

Eight die from alcohol poisoning in western India

NEW DELHI (AFP) - Eight people including two soldiers have died after drinking tainted liquor in western India, police said Wednesday, the latest incident of alcohol poisoning in the country.

World 23 Mar 2016 | 6:54 PM

Tainted liquor kills 40 in Pakistan ahead of Hindu festival

KARACHI (Reuters) - At least 40 people, mostly from Pakistan's minority Hindu community, have died and dozens were taken to hospital after drinking tainted liquor days ahead of a major festival, police said on Wednesday.

India 24 Jun 2015 | 1:39 PM

Indian police arrest bootlegger over toxic liquor deaths

NEW DELHI: Indian police have arrested a bootlegger accused of supplying the toxic liquor that killed 100 people from a slum in the financial capital Mumbai, a senior officer has said.