Nagapattinam: In a tragic incident, two sanitation workers died while cleaning a sewage tank in Nagapattinam yesterday.
A media report said, three men working on contract basis for the municipal administration were asked to clean the tank. When one of them entered the sewage tank and fainted, the other two jumped in to help in.
The men were asphyxiated. They were taken out by the Fire and rescue services personnel. While two of them died, another worker is undergoing treatment at a government hospital.