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7 workers die inhaling poisonous gas in Maharashtra's Latur


Seven workers died after inhaling poisonous gas while cleaning a tank at a factory in Maharashtra’s Latur district, fire department officials said tonight.

Some workers fell unconscious while cleaning a tank at Kirti Oil Mills at Latur MIDC (Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation) today, they said.

A few others climbed down into the tank to check on them but did not come out. They died after inhaling poisonous gas, the officials said.

A probe in the matter has been started.

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