Death toll consuming spurious liquor rises to 25

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Mumbai:The death toll in the spurious liquor tragedy in Mumbai has gone up to 25 even as 10 victims continue to be critical, police said on Friday. While 13 people died last night in the tragedy that struck on Wednesday, the casualty figure rose to 25 at 8 am on Friday, said Mumbai Police spokesperson Dhananjay Kulkarni.

The incident occurred at Laxmi Nagar slum near Gamdevi Jurassic park in suburban Malad. Kulkarni had said details like the kind and make of the liquor, where it was brewed and the number of people who drank it will be known after investigation. Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis last night ordered an inquiry into the incident and directed officials to submit a report within two days.

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