Tamil Nadu: 8 people, including 3 women killed in an explosion at a firecracker unit in Pazhayapettai: PM Modi expresses grief over loss of lives
Tamil Nadu: 8 people, including 3 women killed in an explosion at a firecracker unit in Pazhayapettai in Krishnagiri district today
In Tamil Nadu, eight people, including three women were killed in an explosion at a firecracker unit in Pazhayapettai in Krishnagiri Krishnagiri district today. Police said, the sudden explosion that occurred in the firecracker manufacturing godown left many injured.
Due to the impact of the explosion, houses and some shops near the unit were damaged. Police, and fire and rescue services personnel rushed to the spot to rescue the affected.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. K. Stalin expressed grief over the death of the eight people and also announced a solatium of 3 lakh rupees each to the families of the deceased.
In a statement, he also announced a compensation of One lakh rupees each to those who suffered injuries and are currently undergoing treatment at the hospital, and 50,000 rupees each for those who sustained minor injuries. The compensation will be released from the Chief Minister’s Public Relief Fund.
PM Modi expresses grief over loss of lives
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed grief over the loss of lives in a tragic mishap at a cracker factory in Krishnagiri, Tamil Nadu. The Prime Minister has announced an ex-gratia of 2 lakh rupees from Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund to the next of kin of each deceased.
Each of the injured would also be given 50 thousand rupees. He said, his thoughts and prayers are with the families of the victims during this extremely difficult time. The Prime Minister wished the injured to recover soon.