A man died after taking excessive liquor during Durga Puja celebration in Khulna early Thursday, reports UNB.
The deceased was identified as Amit Shil, 22, son of Bimal Shil of Raipara area.
Khaled Mahmud, a physician of Khulna Medical College Hospital, said Amit died at the hospital in early hours of Thursday.
Earlier, seven people died after taking excessive liquor in the city and Rupsha upazila on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Md Rasheduzzaman, deputy director of the department of narcotics control, said they all took foreign liquor during puja celebration.