Five die due to asphyxia in UP

Five persons, including a father-son duo, died due to asphyxia in Bilsi area, police said here on Saturday.

Updated: Jun 29, 2013, 11:38 AM IST

Badaun: Five persons, including a father-son duo, died due to asphyxia in Bilsi area, police said here on Saturday.

Todimal (57) accidentally slipped it a boring well in Khandua village last night, they said.

To rescue his father, Raju (30), entered into the well and died. Later Nawab Singh (24), Viresh Kumar (32) and Daulta Ram (65) all entered the well, but also died due to asphyxia.

PTI