Underground water tank kill Eight in Enugu

July 23rd, 2019

From Maurice Okafor,Enugu

Eight persons working at a construction site in Igogoro community, Igboeze North local government area of Enugu state have died in a mysterious circumstances over an attempt to evacuate water from an underground water tank in within the compond.

The Enugu state command imsge malker Mr Ebere Amaraizu,who comfirmed the incident to press men in Enugu disclosed that the incident ocvurred on Monday July 22,

According to Amaraizu, the first victim had gone into the underground tank to fetch water but was trapped. Subsequently others who jumped into the tank on rescue mission became trapped equally.

Subsequently, good Samaritans rescued eight of them on their unconscious state of health and conveyed them to General hospital Ogurute in Igboeze North local government area. But the Doctors on duty confirmed them dead on arrival.

The Enugu sate commissioner of police Mr Suleiman Balarabe has directed for a full scale investigations into the incident just as their dead bodies have been deposited at the Ogurute hospital mortuary,Amaraizu stated.

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