3 dead from drinking bootleg booze in Iran
Iranian media are reporting that at least three men have died after drinking bootleg alcohol in northern Iran.
The Wednesday report by the semi-official Fars news agency says 14 others have been hospitalized in serious condition.
Reza Shakarami, prosecutor in the city of Karaj, said the poisonings, which happened Tuesday, are under investigation.
Occasionally, Iranian media report on deaths caused by bootleg alcoholic beverages. In 2017, alcohol poisoning killed three and hospitalized 48 in southern Iran.