The number of victims of poisoning with counterfeit alcohol in Ukraine has reached 40 people, according to the report of the state service of Ukraine on food safety issues and protection of clients.
"the number of victims of consuming adulterated alcohol has reached 40 people, there have been 81 cases of poisoning surrogate alcohol ", - the news Agency the letter of the state service of Ukraine.
remember an outbreak of poisoning surrogate alcohol in the last days was fixed immediately in 4 regions of Ukraine – Kharkiv, Donetsk, Luhansk and Mykolaiv. Only in Kharkiv region for the period from 1 to 2 October, the Number receiving damage from threat of poisoning with counterfeit alcohol amounted to 62 people, including 27 people lost their lives. In addition, in the Zhytomyr oblast (city of Berdichev) was poisoned 3 people died one. Lyman in the Donetsk 9 people were poisoned, 5 of them lost his life. In Nikolaev poisoned and 5 people died. In the Luhansk region (Rubezhnoye) poisoned with a lethal outcome 2 people. The police found an underground workshop, which produced a surrogate alcohol. Four suspects, and among them 27-the summer organizer of an underground "business" from Kharkov caught. According to the envoy of the National police, implement the alcohol and made him alcoholic beverages. The surrogate under the logos of well-known names have hit the stores. The detainee was found four tons of alcohol-containing liquid. Now ongoing checks of objects of trade in order to withdrawal from circulation of dangerous alcoholic beverages, said the police. As mentioned by the print edition OPINION, it is possible that there is a direct link between the poisoning and the catastrophic state of the Ukrainian economy.