Two persons asphyxiated inside septic tank

Nuapada: Two persons were asphyxiated inside a septic tank at Supli village in Odisha`s Nuapada district, police said today. The victims were identified as Anupam Sahu (40) and Bharat sahu (22), a labourer from nearby Khutmanbehera village, police said.

The labourer had entered the newly constructed septic tank through the manhole yesterday to remove the cover but when he did not come out houseowner Anumap also went inside, he said. When both of them failed to come out, the fire brigade was informed and their bodies were recovered.