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Uttar Pradesh: Two workers die while cleaning sewer line in Rae Bareli

The workers were pulled out from the sewer and rushed to the district hospital. However, the doctors declared them brought dead, the police said.

PTI Reported by: PTI Rae Bareli Published on: March 29, 2022 17:11 IST
workers died while cleaning the sewer, Rae Bareli, District Magistrate Vaibhav Srivastava, Atal Miss
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Uttar Pradesh: Two workers die while cleaning sewer line in Rae Bareli. 

Highlights

  • Two workers died while cleaning the sewer line constructed under a government scheme in Rae Bareli
  • The administrative staff and District Magistrate rushed to the spot and launched a rescue operation
  • The workers were pulled out from the sewer and rushed to the district hospital

Two workers died while cleaning the sewer line constructed under a government scheme here on Tuesday, police said. 

The administrative staff and District Magistrate Vaibhav Srivastava rushed to the spot and launched a rescue operation on Manika Road.

The workers were pulled out from the sewer and rushed to the district hospital. However, the doctors declared them brought dead, the police said.

According to Nagar Kotwali in-charge officer Raghavan Singh, the deceased were identified as Jogesh and Sanju Nagar. Their post-mortem examination is underway, he said. 

According to officials, the sewer line was constructed under the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) scheme.

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath expressed grief over the deaths and directed the officials to extend all possible help, an official spokesperson from Lucknow said. 

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