Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, May 17:
In a tragic incident, two labourers were killed inside a septic tank in IRC Village area of Odisha capital today.
The two identified as Bibhuti Naik and Manas Naik, natives of Baramba area of Cuttack district are suspected to have died of asphyxia.
According to reports, the tragic incident occurred in the afternoon near Police Lines in IRC Village area while the duo was engaged in either cleaning or repairing of a septic tank.
It was Bibhuti who had first entered the tank and as he did not come out of the tank for quite some time, Manas entered the tank to rescue him.
Later both were rescued by locals and rushed to Capital Hospital where both were declared brought dead by the attending doctors.
Nayapalli police have registered a case of unnatural death and are investigating the matter to find out who had engaged them in the job and for what.