Chhindwara inferno: MP CM announces Rs. 4 lakh as ex gratia

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India], Apr 21 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Friday announced an ex-gratia of Rs. 4 lakh for the next of kin of those killed in Chhindwara fire. At least, 14 people were killed in the fire that broke out at a ration store in Madhya Pradesh's Chhindwara district earlier today. Three persons are believed to be in a critical condition. The fire is under control now. Yesterday, a similar inferno was reported from Ranipura in Madhya Pradesh's Indore. At least seven people were killed after a major fire broke out at a firecracker factory there. The police said a cylinder had burst in the godown which had caused the mishap. (ANI)