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J-K LG announces ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh to kin of firemen killed in building collapse

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

Jammu and Kashmir Lt Governor Girish Chandra Murmu on Thursday announced a financial assistance of Rs 2 lakh each to the family members of firemen who were killed while controlling a fire here, officials said on Thursday.

Three firemen were killed and six persons injured when a three-storey building collapsed in the Tallab Tillo area here when fire department personnel were trying to put out a blaze that broke out in it.

The firefighters were identified as Vimal Kumar Raina, Rattan Chand and Mohammad Aslam.

The Lt governor announced a financial assistance of Rs 2 lakh each to the next of kin of the deceased firemen, an official spokesman said.

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First Published: Thu, February 13 2020. 22:08 IST
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