Sewer accident: Two brothers die while rescuing goat

Rescuers believe they died from inhaling poisonous sewer gas.


Our Correspondent May 02, 2012

RAHIM YAR KHAN: Two brothers died on Wednesday trying to rescue their goat. Rescuers said that Rasool Bakhsh’s goat had fallen into a sewer in Gulshan-i-Iqbal Colony. When he tried to pull it out, he slipped in too. His brother Noor Muhammad also fell in while trying to pull out his brother. Rescue 1122 was called and pulled out the men, but they had died. Rescuers believe they died from inhaling poisonous sewer gas.

Published in The Express Tribune, May 3rd, 2012.

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