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Wall collapse: Govt to compensate families of children

Last Updated: Monday, February 27, 2012 - 16:30

New Delhi: Delhi government on Monday announced
a compensation of Rs three lakh each for the kin of four
children who were killed when the wall of a multi-storeyed
building fell on them.

The decision to award compensation to the families of the
victim came at the Cabinet meeting chaired by Delhi Chief
Minister Sheila Dikshit.

Four children were killed when the wall of an under-
construction building collapsed in Chattarpur extension in
South Delhi yesterday.

Commenting on the incident, Dikshit said, "the MCD is to
be blamed for the collapse. We held MCD responsible for the
collapse. Civic agencies have failed to control illegal
constructions in the city."


First Published: Monday, February 27, 2012 - 15:59
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