Bahawalpur- Two persons died and several others affected after consuming toxic liquor today.
Police said that members of minority community hailing from Medical Colony of Bahawalpur consumed locally prepared liquor which turned toxic due to unknown reasons. As a result two persons died while several others affected of the poisonous liquor were hospitalized in critical condition. The locals said that various distilleries were functioning across the district and despite repeated incidents of loss of precious lives due to toxic liquor no action was taken against the elements involved in illegal business.