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J-K announces Rs 2 lakh compensation for each of 9 killed in Ladakh road mishap

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik Sunday announced an ex-gratia relief of Rs 2 lakh each for the kin of nine persons killed in a road accident in Ladakh region of the state.

Nine labourers from Rajasthan were killed in the accident after a truck they were travelling in plunged into a deep gorge at Lamayuru in Leh district on Saturday.

An official spokesperson sad, the governor has conveyed his sympathies to the bereaved families and wished speedy recovery to the injured.

The governor has also announced an ex-gratia of Rs 20,000 each to those injured in the accident, he said.

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First Published: Sun, June 09 2019. 21:45 IST