Indian woman Poonam, whose two relatives died after drinking toxic bootleg liquor, wails at Atardiha village in Azamgarh district, some 300 kilometers (185 miles) southeast of Lucknow, India, Sunday, Oct.20, 2013. Dozens of people died and some 40 people are being treated in hospitals after drinking the toxic drink in Uttar Pradesh state, police said. Deaths from drinking illegally brewed alcohol are common in India because the poor cannot afford licensed liquor. Illicit liquor is often spiked with chemicals such as pesticides to increase potency.(AP Photo/ Rajesh Kumar Singh)
Photos of the day Oct 20, 2013
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First Published Oct 20 2013 04:47 pm • Last Updated Oct 21 2013 10:24 am
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