A man and his nephew died after inhaling toxic gas inside a reserve septic tank in Dewjal village of Tangail’s Delduar upazila on Saturday morning.
The deceased were identified as Masud, 35, son of Abdullah of Narunda village at Pathrail union in the upazila and Elahi, 38, son of Ismail Hossain of Khagjana village of Tangail Sadar upazila.
When both failed to return, locals informed the fire service. Later, they reached the spot and recovered the bodies from the tank.
Tangail Additional Superintendent of Police Sarwar Hossain confirmed the matter.