Members of the Russian Investigative Committee look into a criminal case of deaths from alcohol poisoning in Orenburg Region, Russia on Saturday. Photo: Investigative Committee of Russia / Handout via Reuters Members of the Russian Investigative Committee look into a criminal case of deaths from alcohol poisoning in Orenburg Region, Russia on Saturday. Photo: Investigative Committee of Russia / Handout via Reuters
Members of the Russian Investigative Committee look into a criminal case of deaths from alcohol poisoning in Orenburg Region, Russia on Saturday. Photo: Investigative Committee of Russia / Handout via Reuters
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Alcohol poisoning case leaves 29 people dead in Russia

  • The Interior Ministry said it had seized liquids containing alcohol and found many of them contained methanol, which is toxic
  • Earlier on Saturday, the regional health ministry said it had recorded 54 cases of alcohol poisoning this week, about half of which were fatal

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Members of the Russian Investigative Committee look into a criminal case of deaths from alcohol poisoning in Orenburg Region, Russia on Saturday. Photo: Investigative Committee of Russia / Handout via Reuters Members of the Russian Investigative Committee look into a criminal case of deaths from alcohol poisoning in Orenburg Region, Russia on Saturday. Photo: Investigative Committee of Russia / Handout via Reuters
Members of the Russian Investigative Committee look into a criminal case of deaths from alcohol poisoning in Orenburg Region, Russia on Saturday. Photo: Investigative Committee of Russia / Handout via Reuters
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