Two WASA workers die while cleaning manhole

LAHORE   -   Two workers of Water and Sanita­tion Agency (WASA) died of suffocation in a manhole at Gajju Matah area here on Wednesday. Police said that the workers namely Ashraf Masih (30) and Akram (26) went down into the manhole for cleaning.They both died of suffocation due to toxic gas accumulated in the manhole. On information, Rescue 1122 reached the spot and started rescue operation. The rescu­ers shifted the bodies to Gen­eral Hospital. Further investi­gation was underway.

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