Mozambique beer poisoning death toll rises to 69

2015-01-12 15:28

Mozambique’s government declared three days of mourning starting today after 69 people died from drinking contaminated traditional beer at a funeral over the weekend.

The government issued a statement last night to declare the three days of mourning. District health officials yesterday evening had put the death toll at 56, with 49 hospitalised. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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