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Illicit liquor deaths in Mirigama 8 say Police

A number of illicit liquor drinkers in Baduragama, Mirigama have fallen ill and at least 8 have died, the Police Media Spokesman's office told RepublicNext.

Fear in Mirigama and Pallewela as illicit liquor takes lives

The Criminal Investigation Department has taken over the probe into multiple fatal poisoning from illicit liquor in the Pallewela and Mirigama area, Police Spokesman Ruwan Gunasekara told reporters today 5 Aug.