June 4. Kapilbastu, Five people have died due to suffocation inside the septic tank at an under-construction house at Pachehara, Niglihawa VDC-7 of Kapilbastu District, today.
They had entered the septic tank for construction purpose and all of them died due to asphyxiation, according to Poma Thapa, the Medical Superintendent of the District Hospital, Kapilbastu.
The deceased are all construction workers. They have been identified as 18-year-old Ramesh Pasi, 23-year-old Binod Tharu, 36-year-old Bhadai Tharu and 40-year-old Taileshwar Tharu of Banganga VDC-7 and 30-year-old Shiva Narayan Yadav of Banganga VDC-4.
Dr Thapa said all of them had died on way to hospital.