Hyderabad: Four contract workers at the Mishra Dhatu Nigam Limited (Midhani) at Kanchanbagh fell unconscious after allegedly inhaling gases while cleaning containers used to melt metals here on Wednesday.
They were shifted to hospital where their condition was stated to be stable. According to Kanchanbagh police, the victims, Mahesh Goud, Prasad, Shekar and Yadaiah as usual went to a open shed where metals are melted. Their work involves cleaning the waste from the drums or containers after the melted metal is removed.
Police said they were cleaning the containers and could have inhaled the gases present in the container and surroundings. They soon fell unconscious. Co-workers rushed them to the Apollo DRDO hospital, where they are currently under treatment.