Tamil Nadu CM announces Rs 5 lakh ex-gratia for kins of those who died in fire accident in Kallakuri


Five people lost their lives after a firecracker shop in Sankarapuram town of Kallakurichi district of Tamil Nadu caught fire on Tuesday evening.

Fire accident in Sankarapuram, Tamil Nadu

Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin announced ex gratia of Rs 5 lakh each to the family members of the people who died in the fire accident at a firecracker shop in the Kallakurichi district of Tamil Nadu. He also announced Rs 1 lakh to those wounded and undergoing treatment in intensive care ward.

"I was deeply saddened to learn that five people were killed in a fire at a firecracker shop in Sankarapuram, Kallakurichi district. Rs 5 lakh each for the victims; Rs 1 lakh each for those in intensive care would be delivered from the #CMRF fund," tweeted the Chief Minister.

Five people lost their lives after a firecracker shop in Sankarapuram town of Kallakurichi district of Tamil Nadu caught fire on Tuesday evening. District Collector PN Sridhar, said, "Five people were killed in fire at a firecracker shop in Sankarapuram town of Kallakurichi district of Tamil Nadu."Further probe in the matter is underway.

(ANI)

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