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Delhi Govt Orders Probe Into Death Of 5 At Sewage Treatment Plant In Moti Nagar

The five people who died in Moti Nagar were identified as Sarfaraz, Pankaj, Raja, Umesh and Vishal.

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Delhi Govt Orders Probe Into Death Of 5 At Sewage Treatment Plant In Moti Nagar
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Delhi Govt Orders Probe Into Death Of 5 At Sewage Treatment Plant In Moti Nagar
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2018-09-10T16:03:13+05:30

A probe has been ordered by Delhi government on Monday into the death of five people who died due to asphyxiation on Sunday after they entered a sewage treatment plant in Delhi's Moti Nagar aread, an official said.

Labour Minister Gopal Rai directed the labour commissioner to submit a probe report within three days for ascertaining the further course of action.

The five people who died in Moti Nagar were identified as Sarfaraz, Pankaj, Raja, Umesh and Vishal.

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"A tragic incident of death of five workers has taken place while cleaning sewer tank in DLF Green Apartments in Moti Nagar, Delhi. Minister of Labour has desired that a fact-finding inquiry is required to be conducted in the incident, so as to decide further course of action against defaulting agencies/firms by the government," Rai's Secretary Vivek Kumar Tripathi said in a written communication to the commissioner.

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The incident took place at 3:30 pm on Sunday. The victims were rushed to a hospital, where they were declared brought dead by doctors, a senior police officer said.

Police said a case has been registered, adding they are probing whose negligence was it that led to the incident.

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