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3 sanitation workers die inside sewage pumping station due to poisonous gas

Press Trust of India  |  Ghaziabad 

Three workers today suffocated to death inside a 40-feet deep main plant (MPS) they had climbed down in to for cleaning, police said.

Loni of Police Durgesh Kumar said the incident took place in the Talaab Colony of Loni where the MPS is located.

He said the three fell unconscious after inhaling inside the facility and died later, he said.

He said the three deceased employees have been identified as Bulbul, and (all in their late thirties) and their bodies have been sent for postmortem.

He said the three bodies was recovered after an NDRF team came to the spot.

The police said an FIR has been registered against the company for allegedly not providing proper apparatus for the workers.

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First Published: Sun, July 08 2018. 23:25 IST
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