ALGIERS- The Minister of Justice, Belkacem Zaghmati, announced this evening, that an investigation will be opened into the death of 8 people at the Bejaia sewage station.
A ministerial delegation arrived this evening, in the province of Bejaia, to find out about the death of 8 people in the wastewater treatment plant.
The delegation consists of the Minister of Interior and Local Assemblies and Regional Planning, Mr. Kamel Beldjoud, the Minister of Justice, Keeper of Seals, Belkacem Zeghmati, and Minister of Water Resources, Mustapha Kamel Mihoubi.
Eight workers died in a sewer in the province of Béjaïa. This terrible tragedy occurred today, Wednesday, March 31.
Indeed, a local source reported the death of no less than 08 people inside a wastewater treatment plant in the commune of Oued Ghir. Without specifying the cause, the same source indicated that the death was due to asphyxiation.
To this end, an investigation has been launched by the security services to determine the circumstances of this tragedy.