Four killed after inhaling poisonous gas leaked from pump
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Last Updated: Wednesday, July 28, 2010, 16:16
Mandla (MP): Four persons were killed and two others injured this morning after inhaling poisonous gas which leaked from a pump set attached to a well at Kaurgaon village, police said.

The incident occurred when the pump, attached to a well, was not functioning.

The victims, Tek Chand Kachwaha(28), Durgesh Kachwaha(22), Laxman Kachwaha(70) and Nitish Kumar(25) had gone to repair it.

Soon after Tek Chand began repairing the pump, poisonous gas started leaking from the pump, killing him and three others, they said.

The injured were rushed to a nearby hospital, police added.


First Published: Wednesday, July 28, 2010, 16:16

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