Three workers die after inhaling poisonous gas

Three workers, including an engineer, of a chemical factory died after allegedly inhaling poisonous gas in Virudhungar district.

Madurai: Three workers, including an
engineer, of a chemical factory died after allegedly inhaling
poisonous gas at Kanjamanayakanpatti in Virudhungar district
on Thursday, police said.

A 50-year old worker was cleaning a boiler of the plant
when he felt suffocated and collapsed. His son who tried to
rescue him and an engineer who went to their aid also met with
the same fate.

Fire service personnel retrieved the bodies and sent them
for post mortem.

PTI

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