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Cough syrup suspected in 33 deaths

Posted: December 30, 2012 at 1:56 a.m.

Pakistani authorities are investigating allegations that cough syrup has killed 33 people over the past three days, a government official said Saturday, the second time in recent months medicine is suspected of causing multiple deaths.

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