At least 14 were killed in fire that broke out at a ration store in Madhya Pradesh’s Chhindwara district on Friday. Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan has announced ex gratia of Rs. 4 lakhs for the next of kin of those killed in the fire.
14 dead in fire that broke out at a ration store in Madhya Pradesh’s Chhindwara district. pic.twitter.com/teiLVtQIWl
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Three persons are believed to be in a critical condition. On Thursday, a similar inferno was reported from Ranipura in Madhya Pradesh’s Indore. At least seven people were killed after a major fire broke out at a firecracker factory there. The police said a cylinder had burst in the godown which had caused the mishap.