Couple among 5 die taking toxic alcohol in Dinajpur
Five people including a couple died and five other fell sick reportedly after consuming toxic alcohol in Birampur of Dinajpur on Wednesday morning.
The dead are : Abdul Matin,22, Mohsin Ali,27, and Azizul,30, of Mahmudpur village in Birampur poura area; and Shafiqul,55, and his wife Monjuara,35, of Hothathpara Moholla.
They all took liquor on Tuesday and falling sick since evening.
Later, they died from Wednesday morning till 1pm.
Birampur UNO Touhidur Rahman, poura mayor Liakat Ali Sarkar Tutul, ASP (circle) Mithun Sarkar and Birampur police OC Moniruzzaman visited the spot.
The bodies are kept at Birampur Police Station.
Birampur upazila health official Solaiman Hossain said six perosns were admitted to his his hospital Of them, five died.
Meanwhile, Rana, Georgis, Hridoy, Biplob and Abdus Sattar,42, are undergoing treatment at a hospital, their families said.
Earlier, five people died and at least eight fell sick after drinking liquor in Pirganj upazila of Rangpur on Monday, the Eid day.