Occasion occurred in Uttar Pradesh, the most populous Indian state. “So far, 25 people have died and some others have been hospitalized and are under treatment. Ten people have been detained,” he said. AFP news agency Ajab Singh, a police spokesman. According to local media, alcohol was purchased last Thursday at a store run by two brothers. Liquor stores in Uttar Pradesh were closed as a measure of the containment imposed to combat the covid-19 pandemic, which has killed around 160,000 people in the country since April 1, 2020. The number of cases of contamination has started to decrease in Uttar Pradesh and the resumption of alcohol sales has been authorized in some districts this past May 11, with restricted hours. The manner in which the adulterated alcohol in question was produced has not yet been clearly determined. Every year hundreds of people die in India from cheap alcohol produced in d underground estuaries, accessible even to the poorest. Of the nearly five billion liters of alcohol consumed annually in the country, close to 40 percent are produced illegally, according to the International Spirits and Wine Association of India. Methanol – a highly toxic alcohol sometimes used as an antifreeze – it is often added to alcohol. If ingested, methanol can cause blindness, liver damage and death. Last year, 98 people died in Punjab State, also in the north of the country, from consuming smuggled alcohol. And in 2019, about 150 people died in the northeast from Assam State, the majority of tea plantation workers

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