In Chhattisgarh, five laborers sleeping on brick kilns have died. Five laborers lost their lives due to suffocation in the smoke, while one laborer is injured, who has been admitted to the hospital.
Mahasamund: In the Mahasamund district of Chhattisgarh, there has been a big accident in the brick kiln of Kunj Bihari Garhfujhar Basna. Here five laborers sleeping on the brick-kiln have died. Five laborers lost their lives due to suffocation in the smoke, while one laborer is injured, who has been admitted to the hospital. The dead bodies of all the laborers have been sent for postmortem. ASP Akash Rao Giripunje has confirmed the incident.
The treatment of the injured laborer is going on in Basana government hospital. According to the information received from the police, these laborers had taken the brick kiln on contract. The laborers fell asleep on top of the bricks after lighting a fire to cook the bricks, due to which this accident happened. According to information received from sources, the brick kiln was operating illegally. Basna police has reached the spot and is engaged in investigation.
According to information, the laborers were sleeping on the brick kiln at the time of the incident. Preliminary information has revealed that where the laborers were sleeping, the work of cooking raw bricks was going on in the brick kiln. Meanwhile, five laborers sleeping there died of suffocation due to the smoke coming out from there. The dead have not been identified yet.
This could be the reason for the death of laborers
Suffocation is a condition in which the patient cannot breathe. This is often due to lack of air or something getting stuck in the throat. It is being feared that something similar will happen to the laborers sleeping on the brick-kiln, because the furnace was burning from inside. From which smoke was coming out. Due to excessive smoke, he could not breathe and he died. At present, the police is waiting for the post mortem report.