Kallakurichi hooch tragedy: Condition of 140 people stable

About 216 patients were admitted to various government medical facilities after they consumed the spurious liquor on Tuesday night

BySouth First Desk

Published Jun 24, 2024 | 8:00 AMUpdatedJun 24, 2024 | 8:00 AM

The death toll in the tragedy has touched 56.

Death toll in the Hooch tragedy in Tamil Nadu’s Kallakurichi rose to 56, the District Administration said on Sunday. It said on Saturday that the condition of 140 people was stable. About 216 patients were admitted to various government medical facilities after they consumed spurious liquor on 18 June. An analysis revealed the presence of deadly methanol in the liquor.

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