Two sweepers die after falling into open sewer

June 3rd, 2009 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Two sweepers Wednesday were killed after they fell into a open sewer near Delhi University campus here.
According to police, Rajan, 43, was cleaning the sewer near the university in Maurice Nagar when he fell into it.

Brahm Prakash, another sewer went inside the sewer to help Rajan but both were trapped inside.

The duo fell unconscious inside the sewer and, rescued after some time, they were rushed to Bara Hindu Rao hospital where they were declared brought dead.

Both died due to poisonous gas inside the sewer, police said.

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