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14 killed in fire at ration shop in Madhya Pradesh's Chhindwara; CM announces ex gratia of Rs 4 lakh

At least 14 people were killed in Madhya Pradesh's Chhindwara district after a fire broke out at a ration store. According to sources, a scuffle during the distribution of kerosene ration led to a massive fire.


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14 killed in fire at ration shop in Madhya Pradesh's Chhindwara (ANI Image)

14 killed in fire at ration shop in Madhya Pradesh's Chhindwara (ANI Image)

New Delhi :  

At least 14 people were killed in Madhya Pradesh's Chhindwara district after a fire broke out at a ration store. 

According to sources, a scuffle during the distribution of kerosene ration led to a massive fire. 

Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan has announced ex gratia of Rs 4 lakhs for the next of kin of those killed in Chhindwara fire.

More details are awaited. 

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First Published: Friday, April 21, 2017 07:59 PM

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