Hirunews Logo
Laddoos+kill+23+in+Pakistan+
Tuesday, 26 April 2016 - 8:24
Laddoos kill 23 in Pakistan
8

Shares
1,074

Views

At least 23 people have died after eating contaminated laddoos in Pakistan.

The deaths stated when a Punjab man bought the sweets to celebrate his son’s birthday last week. The man and 11 other relatives are among the dead.

A total of 77 people were affected and five of them are in serious condition reports say.

Police have arrested two owners of a local sweetshop and one of their employees while the source of the contamination is investigated.

Officials suspect pesticide from a store next to the shop may accidentally have found its way into the laddoos - ball-shaped sweets popular at special occasions.

Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
Farmers occupy A-9 road to dry paddy
Thursday, 22 February 2018 - 13:52
The drivers who are using the A-9 road complain that farmers have occupied certain sections of the road stretch from Puliyankulama to Mullaitivu to dry... Read More
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
3,634 Views
15,652 Views
699 Views
3,177 Views
518 Views
17,096 Views
Top