Layyah: The death toll caused by toxic sweets in Karor Lal Esan sub division has risen to 28 in Layyah The toxic sweets were distributed among people after the birth of a child in a family. After consuming toxic sweets, 10 died on the first day while others were admitted to Nishtar Hospital and Civil Hospital in critical condition.
According to latest updates, one more child and a father of three children died in the hospital and death toll has risen to 28 while the hospital administration has discharged 12 patients declaring them incurable. The Punjab government has constituted three members committee to probe into the incident. Government has also issued directives to shift victims to Jinnah Hospital Lahore.