Massive alcohol poisoning causes deaths near Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

Consumption of unlicensed liquor during a cricket match in a village on the outskirts of Lucknow has resulted in the deaths of at least 28 people. At least 100 more people have been admitted to hospitals unable to breathe or with loss of eyesight.

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