People were poisoned by alcohol.
In the result of poisoning with counterfeit alcohol in Northern India have killed at least 99 people, dozens of people were hospitalized.
“At least 99 people were killed and dozens more were hospitalized in Northern India due to poisoning of alcohol,” the message reads.
According to police, the probable cause of the tragedy is diluting the brew with methanol.
As noted, only in one of the districts of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh killed 59 people. In the nearby area died nine people.
At the same time, in the state of Uttarakhand killed at least 31 people.
According to local media, police detained about three thousand people who are involved in the illegal trade in fake alcohol.
It is noted that in 2015, more than a hundred people died in the Indian city of Mumbai after consumption of illegal moonshine.