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Four Indians die in Qatar

IANS | Last Updated: Thursday, October 31, 2013 - 15:11

Dubai: Four Indian nationals in Qatar died after they entered a manhole that was connected to sanitary sewer lines.

The four - Ishaq, 26, Faisal, 30, Muneer, 20 and Mohamed, whose age was not mentioned - entered the manhole in Qatar`s capital Doha on Wednesday afternoon for cleaning, The Peninsula reported on Thursday.

Their bodies were brought to the mortuary at Hamad Medical Corporation in Doha around 9 pm on Wednesday.

All the four deceased were from the south Indian state of Kerala.

While Ishaq and Mohamed hailed from Malappuram, Faisal and Muneer hailed from Kozhikode and Thiruvananthapuram districts, respectively.

According to the report, the four were cleaning a septic tank in a labour camp.

While fixing it two of them entered a manhole that was connected to sewer lines.

When they did not come out, the other two went looking for them and all the four died there.

They were doing work for Ishaq`s brother, who had won a cleaning work contract at a labour camp.

Mohamed was a civic employee who came there to help the trio in cleaning.

First Published: Thursday, October 31, 2013 - 15:11

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