Nine die in Tanzania after drinking poisoned local brew 

DAR ES SALAAM, Oct. 4 (Xinhua) — Nine people died in Dar es Salaam after drinking local brew suspected to have been poisoned, a local leader said on Wednesday.
Margret Mugyabuso, the local leader at Kimara Stopover suburb where the grisly incident occurred, said several other drinkers have been admitted to Mwananyamala government hospital. Mugyabuso said two people died on Tuesday evening and seven others died on Wednesday while receiving treatment.  “It is believed that they drank the local brew mixed with an industrial chemical,” said Mugyabuso.The local area leader said police informed her of the ghastly episode at midnight on Tuesday, asking for her assistance.