LG announces Ex-Gratia, express grief
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Jammu, March 14: Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha has condoled the loss of lives due to the LPG Cylinder blast in Jammu.
The Lt Governor has sanctioned an ex-gratia of Rs.5 Lakh each to the next of kin of the deceased and Rs. 1 lakh each to those who got seriously injured in the unfortunate incident.
The Lt Governor said: "Deeply saddened by the loss of lives due to LPG cylinder blast at a scrap shop in Jammu. My condolences to the bereaved families and prayers for the speedy recovery of the injured. Directed the district administration to provide all the necessary assistance.
"An ex-gratia of Rs.5 Lakh each to be given to the families of the deceased in Jammu LPG Cylinder blast incident. Ex gratia of Rs.1 lakh to be given to the seriously injured and Rs.25,000 to those with minor injuries," the Lt Governor said.