16 die of alcohol poisoning in Russia

Moscow, Dec 19 (IANS) At least 16 persons were killed after consuming a bath lotion with alcohol content in Russia, the media reported on Monday.

Sixteen others were in critical conditions after they consumed “Boyarishnik” in the east Siberian city of Irkutsk, Xinhua news agency quoted the investigative committee of Russia as saying.

A probe has been initiated into the incident, the committee said.