2 workers die inside WASA tank in Chattogram

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22 October, 2018 16:03 PM

2 workers die inside WASA tank in Chattogram

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Two workers died after inhaling poisonous gas while working inside a tank of Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (WASA) at Madunaghat area under Hathazari upazila of Chattogram district on Monday.

The deceased were identified as-- Md Nazrul Islam, 30, son of Abdur Rob Mollah of Patuakhali district, and Md Yusuf, 22, son of Md Al Amin of Bagerhat district.

Confirming the news Madunaghat Police Outpost Inspector Md Abdul Karim said: "Two workers landed in the tank of (WASA) around 9am to repair it and fell unconscious inside the tank due to the effect of Ammonia gas. " 

"They were rushed to the Chittagong Medical College Hospital (CMCH) where duty doctors declared them dead," he added.