PM announces ex-gratia for Arunachal fire victims
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Last Updated: Saturday, February 13, 2010, 17:50
New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday announced an ex-gratia of Rs two lakh each to families of the students who were killed and Rs one lakh each to those seriously injured in a fire in a hostel in Kurung Kumey district of Arunachal Pradesh last week.

The amount from the Prime Minister's National Relief Fund would be given to the family members of 14 students who were burnt to death and ten others seriously injured in the fire, PMO sources said.

The students of Holy Angel Don Bosco School, including some girls, were killed after a fire swept through a hostel made of bamboo at Palin area of the district on Thursday last.


First Published: Saturday, February 13, 2010, 17:50

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