3 sanitation workers suffocated to death inside a 40-feet deep pumping station plant (Representational)Three sanitation workers in Ghaziabad suffocated to death on Sunday inside a 40-feet deep main pumping station plant or MPS they had climbed down into for cleaning, police said.
The police said a complaint has been registered against a company for allegedly not providing proper apparatus for the sanitation workers.
He said the three fell unconscious after inhaling poisonous gas inside the facility and died later, he said.
He said the three bodies were recovered after a National Disaster Response Force team reached the spot.
Loni Deputy Superintendent of Police Durgesh Kumar said the incident took place in the Dabur Talaab Colony in Ghaziabad's Loni area where the MPS is located.
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