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NEW DELHI – More than 100 people died in two Indian states after drinking bootleg alcohol, police and media said on Monday, in the worst such case in years.
Many of those who died in Haridwar in Uttarkhand state and two districts in neighboring Uttar Pradesh complained of stomach pains and respiratory problems, relatives and officials said.
Officials in Uttar Pradesh could not be reached for latest casualty figures on Monday, but at least 69 people have died in the state, according to newspapers Indian Express and Times of India.