Sonepur: In a tragic incident three members of a family were asphyxiated to death in an abandoned well here on Tuesday. The incident has been reported from Kuibahal area under Binika Block of the district.
The deceased are a man, his son and son-in-law. According to reports, the trio was catching turtles in an abandoned well when the mishap took place.
Teams of fire service and police rushed to the spot and shifted them to the hospital where the three were declared dead. A case has been registered by local police in this connection.