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Kailash Bar fire: K'taka govt announces compensation for victims

ANI  |  Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India] 

Development Minister KJ George on Monday announced Rs 5 lakh compensation each for the kin of the workers, who died last night in a fire at Bengaluru's Bar Restaurant.

Five employees were killed in the fire while they were sleeping inside the eatery in the Kumbaara Sangha building, in the wee hours of Sunday.

RV Dayashankar, the owner of Bar Restaurant has been absconding after a call from the police.

The reason behind the fire is yet to be ascertained and the matter is being investigated.

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First Published: Mon, January 08 2018. 13:25 IST