Bhadrak: Three persons died while 15 others were taken ill after consuming spurious liquor at Pirahat Nuasahi in Bhadrak district last night.
The deceased were identified as Sadhucharan Nayak, Sarbeswar Das, and Ramchandra Padiari of Doulatapur and Nimaisahi under Dihida police limits.
According to sources, the victims had consumed liquor at Pirahat Nuasahi last night. After which they complained of uneasiness. While one died on the spot, two others died while undergoing treatment.
As many as 15 persons are reportedly undergoing treatment at the hospital. Their identities were not ascertained immediately.