Alcohol poisoning has killed two persons at Oinam Sawombung in Thoubal district while about 50 persons were taken to hospitals.
It was said the two persons who died had together consumed local produced wine yesterday. One of the two died yesterday, but the exact cause of death was not known at the time of his death. The other died this morning.
Initially about ten of them got similar impact and rushed to Regional Institute of Medical Sciences. One among them was found critical and rushed to Shija Hospital.
The number of alcohol poisoned patient grew upto around fifty this evening.
So far it was uncertain what component in the wine had poisoned the people.