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Bootleg Liquor Kills 100 In India's Worst Outbreak In Years

An outbreak of methanol poisoning is blamed for more than 100 deaths in northern India. Here, a man is admitted to Saharanpur Civil Hospital after getting sick from toxic locally made alcohol in Uttar Pradesh. Source: AFP/Getty Images

Bootleg liquor is being blamed for more than 100 deaths in northern India, after alcohol poisoning sickened people in two states. It's the worst outbreak of deadly booze to hit India in years.

Dozens of deaths have been reported in both Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh — two

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