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Chhindwara inferno: MP CM announces Rs. 4 lakh as ex gratia

ANI  |  Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India] 

Chief Minister on Friday announced an ex-gratia of Rs. 4 lakh for the next of kin of those killed in Chhindwara fire.

At least, 14 people were killed in the fire that broke out at a ration store in Madhya Pradesh's Chhindwara district earlier today.

Three persons are believed to be in a critical condition.

The fire is under control now.

Yesterday, a similar inferno was reported from Ranipura in Madhya Pradesh's Indore.

At least seven people were killed after a major fire broke out at a firecracker factory there.

The police said a cylinder had burst in the godown which had caused the mishap.

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First Published: Fri, April 21 2017. 21:32 IST