At least 11 people died overnight under mysterious circumstances in #Gopalganj district of #Bihar. The administration on Wednesday morning ordered a probe after families claimed it to be a hooch tragedy, police said.
All the victims were residents of Nonia tola locality and from the poorest section of the society, it said.
According to the families, the deceased had complained of uneasiness and breathlessness, followed by stomach pain and vomiting, after they consumed "desi" alcohol on Tuesday evening.
Their condition deteriorated on Tuesday night and later they died in the hospital, the police said.