Patna: At least five people allegedly died after consuming poisonous liquor in Bihar's Nalanda.
The family members of the deceased claimed that they had consumed country made liquor on Friday afternoon and their condition deteriorated in the night.
In Manpur, three persons died allegedly due to consumption of hooch, while two died in Chhoti Pahari, claimed family members of all the deceased.
Sunil Kumar, a relative of one of the victims, Manna Mishtri (55), said: "After consuming the liquor, he returned home. His health deteriorated around 11 p.m. We immediately took him to Sadar hospital where he died while undergoing treatment around 4 a.m." He added that the country liquor is being manufactured in Choti Pahari area from the past several months.