Liquor deaths toll climbs to 37

Tando Mohammad Khan: Death toll due to consumption of toxic liquor Tuesday climbed to 37 as enraged mob set the house and brewery of accused Ali Nawaz Panhwar ablaze.

According to details, more people lost their lives at Civil Hospital Hyderabad, district hospital Tando Muhammad Khan and other hospitals of the area and so far 37 deaths had been confirmed by health officials of both hospitals.

The Medical Superintendent of Civil Hospital, Dr. Wajid Memon, informed that 22 persons including 4 women had died after drinking toxic liquor while nearly a dozen others remain admitted to the hospital for treatment.