Bihar: 13 arrested in hooch tragedy

Samastipur: At least 13 persons allegedly involved in sale of illicit liquor have been arrested during raids in connection with the death of seven villagers in Samastipur district of Bihar, police said on Sunday.

Seven persons died and ten others fell sick after consuming spurious liquor at Kashipur on Friday.

About 1400 pouches of country-made liquor and 90 bottles of foreign liquor were also seized during the raids yesterday, they said.