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18 dead, many sick after consuming spurious liquor in UP's Azamgarh

ANI
Published : Jul 9, 2017, 3:43 pm IST
Updated : Jul 9, 2017, 3:43 pm IST

Meanwhile, UP police has raided various dubious locations and arrested nine liquor traders in the connection.

The District Magistrate has ordered a Magistracy probe into the matter. (Photo: PTI/Representational)
 The District Magistrate has ordered a Magistracy probe into the matter. (Photo: PTI/Representational)

Azamgarh (Uttar Pradesh ): Batch of toxic spurious liquor killed at least seven people taking the toll up to 18 and sickened many more in Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh city.

The District Magistrate has ordered a Magistracy probe into the matter.

Meanwhile, the police have raided various dubious locations and arrested nine liquor traders in the connection.

The police have constituted five teams to nab the culprits. The Excise department is also making relentless efforts to bring the guilty to book.

Probe is on and further details are awaited.

Tags: people dead, illicit liquor, healthcare, spurious liquor
Location: India, Uttar Pradesh