Four municipal sweepers die of asphyxiation in septic tank in Haryana

The private company that hired them had not provided gas masks or safety belts to the sweepers. 

Published: 26th June 2019 03:20 PM  |   Last Updated: 26th June 2019 06:47 PM   |  A+A-


ROHTAK: Four part-time municipal sweepers hired by a private company to clean a septic tank died of asphyxiation on Wednesday here in Haryana after inhaling toxic fumes, the police said.

The company had not provided gas masks or safety belts to the sweepers. The police have registered a case and investigations are underway.

More details awaited


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