UP: 3 labourers die after falling in sewer in Noida

Updated On : 21 Sep , 2017 , 07:52 PM
UP: 3 labourers die after falling in sewer in Noida (Source: ANI)
UP: 3 labourers die after falling in sewer in Noida (Source: ANI)
New Delhi:

In a tragic incident, three labourers died on Thursday while cleaning a sewer near BDS market in Noida Sector 110, Uttar Pradesh.

The labourers fell in the sewer and got stuck. The police rushed to the spot soon after the incident.

Meanwhile, with the recent deaths of sanitation labourers while cleaning sewers had forced the Delhi government to adopt fully mechanised cleaning of sewers and penalise agencies continuing manual cleaning.

The decisions to shift to fully mechanised cleaning was taken at a meeting chaired by Lt Governor Anil Baijal in August. The meeting was attended by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and top officials of all concerned agencies including civic bodies.

ALSO READ: Sanitation worker dies while cleaning sewer in Delhi's LNJP hospital

First Published : Thursday, September 21, 2017 07:21 PM

POPULAR TAGS:

Download the News Nation Mobile App and stay connected with top stories from India and around the world. Available on Android and iOS.