Death toll of fake alcohol poisoning reaches 67 persons, - State Food Safety Service

Another death caused by fake spirits consumption was registered in the Kharkiv region.

This was announced by the press office of the State Food Safety Service, Censor.NET reports.

The Service reported another death caused by alcohol surrogate on Nov. 3, 2016, confirmed by forensic expertise, of a woman from Blyzniuky village in the Kharkiv region.

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The total number of poisonings with fake spirits in the Kharkiv region has reached 98 people, 51 of them died. Forensic officers found methyl alcohol in 46 of their bodies.

The total number of poisonings in Ukraine as of Nov. 3, 2016 is 144 people, 67 of them died.

Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n413569