Three people, including two siblings, died inhaling toxic gas in a septic tank at Khulshi area in Chattogram on Friday afternoon, reports UNB
The deceased are Imran Hossain Imu, 27, his brother Mohammad Sifat, 14, and Mohammad Rubel alias Danish, 16.
Khulshi police station officer-in-charge Shariful Alam said a group of local boys was playing football in a field of Diesel Colony in the afternoon.
At one stage, the ball fell into the septic tank. Sifat and Danish fell sick when they tried to pick the ball from the tank. Later, Imran also fell sick as he tried to rescue them, said the OC.
The trio was taken to Chittagong Medical College Hospital (CMCH) where physicians declared them dead, said Alauddin, sub-inspector of CMCH police camp.