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Delhi: Four sanitation workers die of asphyxiation while cleaning a tank

Four sanitation workers on Saturday fell into a septic tank in Ghitorni. News agency ANI reported that rescue operations are currently underway.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: July 15, 2017 3:12:32 pm
The incident took place in New Delhi’s Ghitorni area. (Source: Google Maps)

Four sanitation workers on Saturday died of asphyxiation while cleaning a tank in Ghitorni in the national capital.

According to a report published in The Hindu, around 250 sanitation workers in the capital get inside storm water drains and sewer lines to clean them. The report further added that the men mostly worked without any safety gear.

More details awaited.

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