Angul, Oct 27 (LocalWire): Three people were killed in the last two days after consuming spurious liquor in Patharagad village under Purunakote police limits in Angul district.
Reportedly, another three people have been hospitalized in a critical condition having consumed the same liquor.
Basanta Dehury (44), Rohan Pradhan (22) and Sushant Dehury (34) were admitted to the hospital today morning.
The deceased were identified as Kaira Pradhan (20), Tukuna Pradhan (30), and Sashibhushan Dehury (32).
The trio was part of a house construction site, and after finishing their work on Sunday, had consumed the spurious alcohol, sources said.
Basudev Pradhan of the same village is also reported to be seriously ill.
Meanwhile, district excise officials and Purunakote police reached the village and started enquiries into the incident.