New Delhi [India]Dec 24 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed grief over the blast at a brick kiln in Bihar’s Motihari on Saturday and announced an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh from the Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund (PMNRF). next to the family members of each deceased.
“Grieved by the loss of lives in the Motihari brick kiln mishap. Condolences to the bereaved families. Prayers with the injured. An ex-gratia of ₹ 2 lakh from PMNRF would be given to the next of kin of each deceased. . 50,000 rupees would be given to the injured: PM @narendramodi,” he said. Prime Minister’s Office in a tweet.
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At least seven workers were killed and several others injured after the chimney blast at Motihari brick kiln, ASP Raxaul said on Friday that the injured were admitted to a nearby hospital.
On the other hand, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar also extended his condolences to the families of the deceased.
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“Sad incident of brick kiln chimney blast at Ramgarhwa police station in East Champaran district. Deepest condolences to the families of the deceased. Instructions have been given to give proper treatment to the injured. We wish them a speedy recovery,” CM Nitish Kumar. he tweeted in Hindi.
According to reports, more than ten people have been admitted to the hospital for treatment. (ANI)
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