Bhubaneswar: In a tragic incident, three workers were killed inside an under-construction septic tank here on Friday. The incident occurred at Pandra area under Mancheswar police limits.
The deceased have been identified as Bhigura Mandal, Simran Munian and Basudev Mandal, all hailing from East Midnapore district of West Bengal.
The incident occurred while the trio was engaged in construction work inside the septic tank chamber. Preliminary reports revealed that they died because of suffocation.
The three were rushed to Capital Hospital, where the doctors declared him dead. Mancheswar police showed up at the spot and conducted a preliminary investigation.
Whether adequate safety measures were adopted at the construction site is under scrutiny. The three workers were in Bhubaneswar from the past two months and engaged in house-building works.