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Tipplers in Haryana Town Make Merry as Yamuna's Rising Level Throws up Plastic Bottles of Liquor

Representative Image.(Image: Reuters)

Representative Image.(Image: Reuters)

A few residents of Radaur town in Yamunanagar district jumped into the river to lay their hands on plastic bottles of country-made liquor floating in it.

Liquor flowing down the Yamuna was too tempting a catch for some people in a Haryana town to ignore, despite the river's swollen level.

Some residents of Radaur town in Yamunanagar district jumped into the river to lay their hands on plastic bottles of country-made liquor floating in it.

Police officials said that a large number of liquor bottles were found floating in the river. As the news spread in the area, a large number of people gathered there. A few of them jumped into the river to take out some of the bottles.

"Someone might have dumped the bottles in the river. We are investigating the case," a police official said.

A local priest named Swami Maheshshram said he tried to dissuade the locals, warning that the liquor might be spurious, but some still went ahead to "net" their share.

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