Indonesia: report indicates drink that killed Australian teenager laced with methanol

Posted on February 20, 2013 • Filed under: Asia Pacific, Tourist Killed, Tourist Warning reported….Mataram, West Nusa Tenggara. The beverage that killed an Australian teenager in the popular holiday island of Gili Trawangan contained methanol, food and drug regulators in West Nusa Tenggara have confirmed. Sri Utami Ekaningtiyas, the head of the provincial office of the Food and Drug Monitoring Agency (BPOM), said Tuesday that tests on the vodka drink consumed by Liam Davies, 19, during a New Year’s Eve party confirm it had been adulterated with the toxic chemical. Read Article

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