Four sanitation workers died of asphyxiation while cleaning a drain in Vadodara district of Gujarat Sunday, police said.
The incident took place on the premises of Global Gourmet company on Maser Roadin Padra tehsil.
"The workers were cleaning a sewer line on the company premises. They apparently inhaled toxic fumes and fell unconscious inside," said sub-inspector N M Rathod of Vadu police station.
They were declared dead on arrival at a hospital at Jambusar in neighbouringBharuch district, he added.
The cause of death was believed to be asphyxiation though autopsy was yet to be conducted, he said.
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