Cameroon: Locally brewed alcohol kills 14 individuals

14 perish in Mindourou Municipality,Haut Nyong Division in the East region after comsuming locally made liquor called Odontol.

The incident took place saturday at the Mindourou sub division in Haut Nyong Division in East region.

A vendor who usually delivers drinks for the locals that fateful day came with the locally produced liquor called Odontol, 16 persons consumed, some suddenly went blind and later died,in total 14 persons died on the spot and two others were taken to the Abong-Mbang district hospital.

According to Dr Robert Maturin Bidjang regional delegate for Public Health in the East,they died as a result of alcoholic intoxication.

In 2014 Six persons lost their lives in Mayo Danay after consuming locally made alcohol still from maize.

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