Seven died while cleaning hotel sewer in Vadodara

Written by Sabrangindia | Published on: June 15, 2019
Vadodara: Another tragedy with sanitation workers, unprotected by society and governments. Despite the enactment of the Manual Scavengers Act of 2013.

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In a tragic incident, reported by PTI,  seven persons, including four sanitation workers, died due to asphyxiation on Saturday while cleaning sewer of a hotel in Gujarat's Vadodara district, officials said.

The incident took place at a hotel in Fartikui village in Dabhoi tehsil, about 30 km from Vadodara city.The incident happened at a hotel in Fartikui village in Dabhoi tehsil, about 30 km from Vadodara city. Three employees of the hotel were also among those killed.

"When one sanitation worker failed to come out of the manhole, others went inside. All of them died due to asphyxiation," district collector Kiran Zaveri told PTI.