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PM Modi announces ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh for those killed in Hyderabad fire

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said he is pained by the loss of lives due to a tragic fire in Hyderabad and announced an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh each for the next of kin of the deceased.

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PM Narendra Modi (Photo: ANI)

Press Trust of India New Delhi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said he is pained by the loss of lives due to a tragic fire in Hyderabad and announced an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh each for the next of kin of the deceased.
Eleven migrant workers were charred to death in a major fire accident at a scrap godown in Hyderabad in the early hours of Wednesday.
The deceased workers, all hailing from Bihar, were sleeping in a room constructed above the godown at Bhoiguda when the incident happened, fire and police officials said.
"Pained by the loss of lives due to a tragic fire in Bhoiguda, Hyderabad. My thoughts are with the bereaved families in this hour of grief," Prime Minister Modi was quoted as saying by his office.
"An ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh each from PMNRF would be given to the next of kin of the deceased," he said.

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First Published: Mar 23 2022 | 2:28 PM IST

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