14 people have been killed and 100 others sustained injuries after an ash-pipe exploded due to pressure at National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) plant in Unchahar area of Rae Bareli, which is also Sonia Gandhi's Lok Sabha constituency.
Conveying her deepest condolences to the families of the bereaved, Sonia urged upon the authorities to provide immediate medical assistance to the injured.
She has also asked UPCC & Congress workers to provide help in relief operations and provide all possible assistance to the families of the injured.
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi took to his Twitter handle to express his condolences with the family of the dead. His tweet reads, "I am saddened by the incident at the Rae Bareli's NTPC plant. My heartfelt condolences with the family of the dead. I request the administration to help the injured immediately." (ANI)