Sultanpur: Five persons died on Friday after inhaling poisonous gas from a septic tank that was being repaired in Katghar Chiranepatti village under Dostpur police station in Sultanpur.
Six persons, according to reports, had gone down a septic tank to repair it. Five persons died within minutes while the sixth person was taken out unconscious. He has been admitted to the district hospital in a critical condition.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has expressed grief over the incident and has directed officials to ensure proper treatment of the person who has been hospitalized.