Four people were killed and several others fell ill after they consumed suspected spurious liquor in Bhualpur village of Bihar’s Saran district, officials said on Friday.
According to the officials, the toll in the incident, which took place on Thursday night, is likely to rise.
The deceased have been identified as Kameshwar Mahto, Rohit Singh, Rajendra Ram, all residents of Bhuwalpur village while Allauddin Khan hailed from neighbouring Garkha Odha village.
An official of Madhaura police station said that some others are critically ill and admitted in Sadar hospital Chapra.
On August 4, as many as 13 persons lost their lives and more than 15 lost their eyesight after having hooch in villages under Bheldi and Maker police station.