Four Mavoko Water staff suffocate to death in sewer compartment
SEE ALSO :KNH releases patients with unpaid bills“There was limited oxygen in the reservoir when they entered. Unfortunately they all suffocated to death due to inhaling excessive carbon dioxide,” Mwongela said. The sewer treatment facility is located at Kwa Mangeli in Athi River township. Mwongela added that the Water and Search rescue team from the county government retrieved the bodies from the compartment. “Our officers completed the operation within one and a half hours after arrival at the scene." Athi River subcounty police commander Samuel Mukuusi said the four bodies were taken to Machakos Level 5 Referral Hospital mortuary.
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