Udupi, 26 September 2014 : It is reported, 2 persons were killed due to asphyxiation after they fell into the tank of a oil tanker here at Kota near Kundapur. According to the police, the deceased have been identified as Abbas Abdul Rehaman, aged 42 and Saleem, aged 19.
The incident took place after Saleem accidentally fell inside the tank, while cleaning the tank of the tanker in the whee hours of Thursday near Janatha fishmeal industry. Abbas who rushed to his rescue too fell into the tank and died.
A case has been registered in Kota police station.