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Four killed after inhaling poisonous gas leaked from pump

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.

PTI



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

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