Three die of suspected asphxia

Nayagarh: Three workers died of suspected asphyxia and another fell seriously ill while working in the basement of an under-construction house here today, police said.

The deceased were removing the centering in the ill-ventilated basement in Rajabagicha area here when the mishap took place, deputy superintendent of police, Abhimanyu Behera said.

The seriously ill worker has been shifted to SCB Medical College Hospital at Cuttack.