Ahmedabad, July 7 (ANI): Seven persons died on Tuesday after consuming illicit liquor in Majoor Gam area here.
According to the police, five others, in critical condition, are undergoing treatment at the hospital. Two have been admitted in L G Hospital while the rest are in V S Hospital.
The deceased are Bhavan Solanki, Kanti Ahir, Arvind Solanki, Manilal Purbia, Valji Valera, Jeshbhai Marvadi and Pradeep Solanki.
The incident took place when some people after consuming spurious liquor complained of vomiting and stomach ache.
The incident has sparked off protests in the area with women taking to the streets demanding government and police to crack down on all illegal liquor dens in the state.
Police did a mild lathicharge to control the situation. (ANI)