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25 dead, over 60 hospitalized in India’s Tamil Nadu after consuming illicit liquor


20 June 2024  

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TAMIL NADU: At least 25 people died and more than 60 people were hospitalized after reportedly consuming illicit liquor in Tamil Nadu’s Kallakurichi district, officials said on Thursday.

The officials have expressed concern that the death toll may go up.

Kallakurichi District Collector MS Prasanth visited those undergoing treatment in Government Medical College Hospital in the district.

Chief Minister MK Stalin expressed shock over the deaths and said that action had been taken against officials who failed to prevent it.

“I was shocked and saddened to hear the news of the deaths of people who had consumed adulterated liquor in Kallakurichi. Those involved in the crime have been arrested in this matter. Action has also been taken against the officials who failed to prevent it,” Stalin said in a post on X.

“Immediate action will be taken if the public informs about those involved in such crimes. Such crimes that ruin the society will be suppressed with an iron fist,” he added.

(ANI)

Publish Date : 20 June 2024 09:45 AM

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