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Delhi: 2 labourers die after falling unconscious while cleaning septic tank in Rohini, 3 hospitalised

The Deceased Have Been Identified As Deepak (30) And Ganesh (35), Residents Of Prem Nagar.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Aniruddha Dhar | Updated on: 07 May 2019, 07:06:28 PM
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New Delhi:

Two labourers died at a hospital after they fell unconscious while cleaning a septic tank in Delhi’s0 Rohini area on Tuesday. Their more other colleagues are being treated at the Baba Saheb Ambedkar Hospital. The incident occurred at Prem Nagar area of Rohini in the afternoon. Five labourers fell unconscious after they entered the septic tank of an old house that was under renovation, said Deputy Commissioner of Police (Rohini) SD Mishra.

The deceased have been identified as Deepak (30) and Ganesh (35), residents of Prem Nagar. A case will be registered and action will be taken as per law, the officer said.  It is also being ascertained whether the labourers were wearing safety gears, the officer added.   

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First Published : 07 May 2019, 06:14:05 PM