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Pakistan: more than 30 die after taking cough syrup

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Pakistan: more than 30 die after taking cough syrup

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In eastern Pakistan more than 30 people have been killed apparently after drinking cough mixture. Dozens more are being treated in hospital.

It is thought the victims around Gujranwala may have drunk the medicine to get intoxicated. The authorities are looking for the suppliers of drug addicts.

Pakistan saw a similar mass poisoning in Lahore in November.