Homemade alcohol kills 51 people in Tripoli, Lybia

Consumption of home made alcohol has resulted in the deaths of 51 people. An additional 300 are suffering from alcohol poisoning. The consumed alcohol is suspected of containing methanol. Alcoholic beverages in Lybia are available only on the black market where they can not be regulated. Travellers are cautioned to only consume regulated commercial alcoholic beverages.

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