Death Count In Assam Toxic Liquor Tragedy Crosses 155, 200 In Hospital
NDTV Published on Feb 24, 2019
As many as 45 tea plantation workers died on Sunday, pushing the death count in Assam's worst mass alcohol poisoning case in years beyond 155. Toxic liquor claims many lives across the country every year. The Assam incident occurred less than two weeks after around 100 people died in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand due to hooch drinking.