Spurious liquor kills 21 in Bangladesh

November 3rd, 2008 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS  

Dhaka, Nov 3 (Xinhua) Twenty-one people died after drinking spurious liquor in northwest Bangladesh’s Bogra and Joypurhat districts in the past two days, The Daily Star newspaper reported Monday. Police said 17 people died in Bogra and four in adjoining Joypurhat district after they took countrymade liquor supplied by drug dealers Friday night.

Police have sealed off four shops and arrested nine people in the two districts, the newspaper said.

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