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UP: spurious liquor claims nine lives

PTI  Azamgarh, October 18, 2013
First Published: 15:07 IST(18/10/2013) | Last Updated: 15:08 IST(18/10/2013)

Nine persons were killed while 24 others were taken ill after consuming spurious liquor in several villages in Mubarakpur area, police said on Friday.

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While some people died at home after consuming the country-made liquor on Thursday, others died at a hospital, Superintendent of Police Arvind Sen said.

The condition of some of the victims was critical.

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