Illegal alcohol kills at least 33 people in Kenya

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At least 33 people in Kenya died on Monday night and Tuesday from drinking illegal liquor, local media and government officials said on Tuesday. Some 45 have been hospitalized and several have gone blind.Television footage showed victims writhing in pain in local hospitals in the eastern and central counties of Embu, Kitui and Kiambu. In Kiambu County, where nine people died, Police Commander James Mugera said authorities were still looking for more victims.The spirits probably all originated from one batch, John Mututho, chairman of the state-run National Authority for the Campaign Against Alcohol and Drug Abuse, said on Citizen Television.

For full report read ….. http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/05/06/us-kenya-alcohol-casualties-idUSBREA450GK20140506

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