Four workers die of asphyxiation while cleaning well in Kollam
Kollam: Four workers died of asphyxiation when they entered a well to clean it at Kundara in Kollam district. A fireforce officer has been admitted to hospital as he fell unconscios during the rescue mission.
They were brought to the Kollam district hospital.
Two workers initially entered the well at a house at Perumpuzha Kovil Mukkil at around 10 am Thursday. When they could not breath, another two entered to rescue them. Locals informed the police.
The fireforce officer is stable now.
Locals, three units of fireforce and police helped in the rescue mission.