Bad beer kills at least 69 people in Mozambique

January 12, 2015 12:55 PM

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MAPUTO (Reuters) - At least 69 people died over the weekend in Mozambique after drinking home-brewed beer, a local government official told state television.

The mass poisoning occurred when people attending a funeral on Friday in the village of Chitima in central Mozambique fell ill, with seven fatalities initially confirmed on Saturday morning.

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