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Ten killed in illicit liquor incident in Embu County

06 May 2014, 11:09

Embu - At least ten people were killed after drinking illicit liquor at a slum in Embu town on Monday night.

Confirming the incident, area OCPD Elphas Korir said 35 other victims who had complained of sight loss and dry mouth were rushed to the Embu Level Five hospital for treatment, The Standard reports.

He said they had arrested a woman suspected to be behind the brewing of the toxic liquor that was retailing at KES 20 per 100 millilitre at various points within Shauri slum.

 - For more visit The Standard

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