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Three die falling into septic tank in Narsingdi

Published : Monday, 27 June, 2022 at 10:49 PM  Count : 539

Three die falling into septic tank in Narsingdi

Three die falling into septic tank in Narsingdi


Three workers were killed having inhaled toxic gas after falling into a septic tank in Madhabdi upazila of Narsingdi district on Monday.

The deceased were sanitary mechanic Zahid, 32, son of Ersahd Miah, painter Bayezid, 22, son of Nazrul Isalm, and Anis Miah, 16, son of Kawsar Miah, residents of the upazila.

Quoting locals, police said Zahid, Bayezid and Kawsar were working at a building in Godaichar Afia Islamia Alim Madrasa in the afternoon.

Zahid slipped into the tank when he tired to recover tool fell inside the tank, they said.

Later, two of his associates also fell inside the tank when they rushed there to save Zahid after hearing his cries for help.

On information, a team of Madhabdi Fire Service and Civil Defence rushed to the spot and recovered the bodies of Zahid and Bayezid. Anis died on the way to hospital.

Sultan Miah of the Fire Service station said the trio died by toxic gas which caused lack of oxygen inside the tank.

Madhabdi Police Station officer in-charge said the bodies were sent to Narsingdi Sadar Hospital for autopsy.

Legal steps in this regard are under process, he added.

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