Five people, including two siblings, died after drinking excessive alcohol during Durga Puja in the metropolitan city of Khulna and Rupsa upazila on early Wednesday.
The deceased were identified as Sujan Shil, 26, of Galaxy intersection of city, Prasenjit Das, 29, of Gallamari, his brother Tapas, 35, Raju Biswas, 25 of Bhairab Tower and Parimal of Rajapur area in Rupsa upazila.
They died at different times from early morning to 12 noon on Wednesday.
The bodies of the deceased have been kept at Khulna Medical College (KMC) hospital morgue.
KMCH Doctor Alamgir and Dr. Omar Farooq confirmed the deaths and told the media that they died of having excessive liquor.