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Spurious liquor claims 8 in Titabor

JORHAT: Eight people died and around 10 others have been battling with death at hospital after consuming spurious liquor in Jorhat district on Friday.

The incident took place in Turung and Gorajan villages where a group of villagers allegedly consumed illicit liquor prepared in two houses in both the villages.

According to reports, hours after consumption they  complained of stomach ache and started vomitting and were rushed to the Jorhat Medical College Hospital where they died.

Local residents alleged that despite repeated complaints the excuse officials have not been firmly dealing with these traders.

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