Jagatsinghpur: Two labourers died of asphyxia inside an under-construction septic tank at Sujang village under Sadar police limits the district today.
The deceased have been identified as Raju Bhoi of Marichapada and Prakash Barik of Mandasahi.
As per reports both the victims had entered the under-construction septic tank to remove the centring. However, both of them were stuck in the tank and fell unconscious due to lack of adequate oxygen supply.
Both of them were immediately rushed to the District Headquarters Hospital where they were declared received dead. Family members of the deceased have demanded adequate compensation for the death.