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The death toll from surrogate alcohol in the Orenburg region rose to 21
8 October, 22:28
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The death toll from surrogate alcohol in the Orenburg region rose to 21
After the use of counterfeit alcohol in the Orenburg region, 21 victims have already died. Previously, the number of victims of the surrogate was 18.

"At the moment of methanol poisoning after drinking surrogate alcohol in 21 people died", - RIA Novosti quotes the message of the regional government.

As 56orb.ru specifies, the geography of poisoning has become wider. Orsk was added to the Yasnensky urban district, Dombarovsky and Adamovsky districts. It was there that two women lived, who added to the list of the dead. The death toll has risen to 21. In each of the cases, the cause is toxic poisoning with counterfeit alcohol.

The head of the Investigative Committee, Alexander Bastrykin, instructed to transfer the criminal case initiated on the fact of mass poisoning of people to the Main Investigation Department of the Investigative Committee for a full and comprehensive investigation. At the moment, six local residents have been detained on suspicion of committing a crime.