FAISALABAD – At least four people died after consuming poisonous liquor in Samundri, a city in Faisalabad district on Monday, local media reported.

The four ill-fated persons named Muhammad Usman, Ahmad, Waseem and Muhammad Zubair, who went to Samundri to attend the wedding of police official Muhammad Asif, consumed the liquor at night before going to bed to sleep.

Their family members were concerned when they did not wake up in the morning, and found them dead.

The family members claimed that the victims died of suffocation, but local residents disclosed that they had consumed the liquor. The police shifted the dead bodies to Civil Hospital for postmortem.