Bhubaneswar, Mar 19: Two laborers suffocated to death while cleansing a sewerage tank in Bhubaneswar today.
The incident took place at Brahmeswarpatna under Badagada police limit in the city this morning.
The identities of the deceased are yet to be established.
Sources said, two laborers entered into a sewerage tank located at Bramheswarpatna to wash it out. They fell unconscious after sometime due to distressed breathing.
Being alerted by the house owner,fire crew rescued the unconscious laborers off the tank and admitted them in the hospital. However, the treating doctor declared them dead.