Banteay Meanchey (FN), Jun. 12 – At least seven people have passed away and 34 others are being hospitalised due to alcohol poisoning, according to spokesperson of Health Ministry Or Vandine on Friday.

The incident happened on 9 June in Banteay Meanchey’s Malai district, north-western Cambodia.

It is worth noting that as of today, the General Directorate of Competition Policy, Consumer Affairs and Fraud Control seized 13,989 bottles of the Tang Kouy branded alcohol, an equivalent to 6,994 litres.