24 people die in Toba Tek Singh from toxic liquor
The incident happened at a Christian colony in Toba Tek Singh town of Punjab, over 200 miles in south of capital city of Islamabad.
Scores of persons said to be in a precarious condition.
“Residents in Mubarakabad Basti brewed liquor on Christmas Eve and consumed it. The liquor, which turned out to be toxic, killed 24 people and seriously affected 50 others,” a local police official Muhammad Nadeem earlier told a foreign news agency.