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Bengaluru: Two labourers die of asphyxiation while cleaning tank


Bengaluru, February 14: Two labourers died of asphyxiation while cleaning the septic tank of a restaurant in Bengaluru, police said on Wednesday. The deceased have been identified as Ramu (25) and Ravi (28).

Bengaluru: Two labourers die of asphyxiation while cleaning tank (Representative image)

Police said the incident occurred at around 4 PM yesterday when the duo, hired by the restaurant on a contract basis, were attending to the clogged septic tank. Ramu had entered the tank to clean it while Ravi was outside to assist him.

Some time later Ramu collapsed due to suffocation. not getting any response from him, his colleague also entered the tank and he too met the same fate, police said.

Police and fire and Emergency services rushed to the spot on being informed, pulled out both of them and rushed them to a hospital, where they were declared brought dead.

Police said the restaurant manager and caretaker have been arrested and a case of culpable homicide not amounting to murder registered against them.


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