Farmer dies after inhaling pesticide

, 4:31 PM IST

Jalandhar: A 48-year-old farmer died after he accidently inhaled pesticides while spraying them in his fields in Adampur area here.

Karnel Singh was spraying pesticides in his fields when he the inhaled the chemical. His family members admitted him to a private hospital, after he complained of uneasiness. He passed away last night.” police said.

Police have initiated an investigation and the body has been sent for postmortem.