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Death toll rises to 32 in Guj hooch tragedy

The death toll in the hooch tragedy rose to 32 after seven more died in Majoor Gam and Odhav areas of the city,police said.

Written by Agencies | Ahmedabad |
July 8, 2009 6:23:57 pm

The death toll in the hooch tragedy rose to 32 on Wednesday,after seven more died in Majoor Gam and Odhav areas of the city,police said.

“The death toll after people consumed spurious liquor has risen to 32,” an official at police control room said.

The death toll due to consumption of spurious liquor in Majoor Gam area has gone up to 27,while five more deaths have been reported from another area of the city — Odhav — after which the toll has reached 32,they said.

The incident happened after people consumed spurious liquor on Sunday night and they were hospitalised on Monday.

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Reports of the death started coming in since Tuesday. Police have also recovered the five bodies from Odhav.

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