Vijayawada fire

Centre announces Rs 2 lakh ex-gratia for victims' kin of Vijayawada fire

The PM said he discussed the incident with Andhra CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy and assured all possible help. "Anguished by the fire at a COVID centre in Vijayawada. My thoughts are with those who have lost their loved ones. I pray that the injured recover as soon as possible," PM Modi tweeted. 

Aug 09, 2020, 19:04 PM IST

10 dead, 10 injured as fire breaks out at COVID-19 care centre in Andhra Pradesh's Vijayawada

At least 10 people died and 10 got injured after a major fire erupted at Swarna palace, a hotel-turned-coronavirus COVID-19 facility, in Andhra Pradesh's Vijayawada city on Sunday (August 9) morning.

 

Aug 09, 2020, 08:04 AM IST