Bengal hooch toll rises to 10

Kolkata, Sep 28 (IANS) The death toll in Saturday’s hooch tragedy in West Bengal’s East Midnapore district on Monday rose to 10, police said.

A group of people, who consumed liquor on Saturday under Moyna police station area, subsequently started showing signs of nausea and began vomiting and had to be rushed to hospitals, a police officer said.

“So far, 10 people have died and at least 14 others are undergoing treatment. We have arrested 16 people in this connection,” said the police officer.

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