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Toxic gas in well kills 3 young villagers in Agra - Agra News

Agra, June 14 (IANS) Three young villagers of Saura village in Saiyyan block of Agra district died early Sunday, of toxic gases while cleaning a well.

Updated Jun 14, 2020 15:14 PM

Toxic gas in well kills 3 young villagers in Agra - Agra News

Bholi (22), Pappu (22) and Lakhan (17) entered the unused village well to clean it up before rains. But the trapped poisonous gas inside the well didn't give them time to flee for safety, police said.

When the villagers got to know of the tragedy, they informed the police and the fire brigade which pulled out the dead bodies.

For almost four hours the villagers blocked the Agra-Gwalior national highway to protest against the deaths. The police had to use mild force to clear the road.

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