Varanasi flyover collapse: CM Adityanath announces Rs 5 lakh compensation for families of those dead

Updated:7 months ago IST

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh), May 15 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath expressed grief over the Varanasi incident and said that the government has formed a committee to look into the incident. He said, "I express grief over the incident, my condolence with the affected families. I have sent Dy CM and minister Neelkanth Tiwari to the spot. We have formed committee to look into the incident while the report will come in 48 hours. Five teams of NDRF (250 jawans) with full equipment were rushed to the spot of accident, in Varanasi. Compensation of Rs 5 lakh for kin of those dead and Rs 2 lakh for seriously injured in the incident." Over 12 people were dead and several labourers feared trapped after a portion of an under construction flyover collapsed near Cantt railway station in Varanasi today.

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