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Five dead in blast in Datia in Madhya Pradesh, CM announces monetary aid

Five dead in blast in Datia in Madhya Pradesh, CM announces monetary aid

| | 05 Apr 2017, 03:32 pm
Bhopal/Datia, Apr 5 (IBNS): Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister ShivrajSingh Chouhan has expressed grief at the death of five people during a blast at a shop in Datia on Wednesday.

The blast, which occurred on Wednesday morning, destroyed the building and left five people dead and several others injured, media reports said.

According to local reports, the shop was stockpiling material for fireworks.

The local administration has started clearing the rubble and have not ruled out more people lying buried in the rubble.

The Chief Minister's Office tweeted that the chief minister has sanctioned rupees two lakh for the next of kin of those dead and rupees 50 thousand for those injured in the blast.

Police and ATS are inquiring into the blast, reports said.

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