The victims fell ill after consuming the liquor on Monday night and were taken to a hospital, where three of them died, Udai Bhanu Tripathi, a district magistrate, told Reuters, adding that two more died en route and 19 were being treated.
Afghan civilians are for the first time being killed in greater numbers by US and pro-government forces than by the Taliban and other insurgent groups, a UN report released on Wednesday revealed.
The government of Mexico's Coahuila state said that the wreckage of the crashed jet, identified as a Challenger 601, was later found in a remote mountainous zone of Mexico.
A businessman punched his female friend to death inside her flat following a misunderstanding, he acknowledged the incident in court on Tuesday.
Three prison guards and 29 inmates have been killed in a high-security prison in Tajikistan after convicted Daesh militants started a riot, the Central Asian nation's Justice Ministry said on Monday.
The Sharjah Criminal Court has adjourned a case in which an Asian woman was accused of killing her roommate to May 28 to hear the witnesses and contact the victim’s family. The accused stabbed the victim to death while she was drunk.
Clashes between regime forces and militants raged Monday on the edge of the region held by Syria's former Al Qaeda affiliate, following the deadly air raids overnight, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
The Israeli military said troops opened fire after Palestinians threw rocks and explosives at them during an operation southeast of the city of Ramallah.
A Palestinian was killed during a clash with Israeli forces near occupied Jerusalem overnight, the Palestinian health ministry and residents said on Tuesday.