Four labourers die of suffocation while cleaning the well

SIALKOT: As many as four labourers, including a father and his two real sons Thursday died of suffocation while, trying to clean a well in village Goda-Thathi Bajwa, Pasrur tehsil.

According to the Rescue 1122 officials, the owner of the well had poured some chemicals into the well last night and early in Thursday morning four labourers went down into the well to clean it, as they died there due to suffocation caused by the chemicals and dangerous gases there in the well.

A Hafizabad based labourer Mukhtar Ahmed and his two young real sons Mazhar and Azhar and a local Masson Muhammad Arshad died in the well.

The Rescue 1122 officials pulled out the dead bodies from the well. The atmosphere became sad and gloomy in the area. Later, the dead bodies of the deceased father and his two sons were sent to Hafizabad for their burial.

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