Balasore: Two persons die, one taken ill after inhaling toxic gas
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Last Updated: Saturday, March 26, 2011, 16:16
Balasore (Orissa): Two persons died and another was seriously ill after inhaling toxic gas while trying to clean a sewerage tank in Suelpur locality here, police said on Saturday.

The deceased in the incident, that took place last evening, were identified as labourer Salama Murmu (35) and house owner Ghulam Goss (50), they said.

As Murmu fell unconscious while working inside the tank, Ghulam went down to rescue the labourer but?he also fainted. Then his relative Kalam Mustafa entered the tank and he also became unconcious, police said.

All the three were taken out by neighbours and taken to Balasore District headquarter hospital where Murmu and Ghulam were declared dead, while Mustafa was undergoing treatment in a critical condition, they said.


First Published: Saturday, March 26, 2011, 16:16

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