Toll from India tainted liquor tragedy rises to 54

By Praveen Paramasivam
Updated June 22 2024 - 9:40pm, first published 9:38pm
Families have been cremating the victims of a mass alcohol poisoning incident in southern India. (AP PHOTO)
Families have been cremating the victims of a mass alcohol poisoning incident in southern India. (AP PHOTO)

The death toll has climbed to 54 from consumption of tainted liquor in India's southern state of Tamil Nadu, with more than 100 people still in hospital, a government official says.

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