Three killed after falling into sewer in Delhi

May 14th, 2009 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Three people, including two security personnel were killed while trying to save a sweeper who fell into a sewer in a Border Security Force (BSF) camp in the national capital, officials said Thursday.
The incident occurred in the BSF camp in Chhawala in southwest Delhi Wednesday, police said.

The sweeper Darshan Singh accidentally fell into the sewer while cleaning it, police added.

As Singh shouted for help, Head Constable Mahender Singh, 55, and Constable Narender Pratap, 29, rushed to rescue him.

“The duo slipped into the sewer while trying to pull Singh out. The bodies of all the three were fished out later,” the officer said.

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