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Ex gratia relief of Rs 1 lakh given to NoKs of mud house collapse victims: DC Anantnag

Post by RK Online Desk on Sunday, September 18, 2022

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Deputy Commissioner, Anantnag, Dr Basharat Qayoom issued ex gratia relief of Rs 50 thousand each to the families of victims who lost their lives in a tragic incident at Daksum.

 

In addition to the ex gratia relief, other necessary items including blankets and kitchen utensils were also provided to the families.

 

It is pertinent to mention that the relief has been issued within 24 hours of the incident coming to light.

 

It was informed that during the intervening night of September 17 &18, a mud house situated in Mather Patheri Daksum collapsed.

 

Among the inhabitants, three people namely Hajira 55, w/o Hussain Gorsi, Manzoor Gorsi, 40, s/o Mohammad Abdullah and Asif Gorsi, 16, s/o Manzoor Gorsi all residents of Bidhard, lost their lives in the incident.

 

It was also informed that fourth person Shakeena, 12, daughter of Hussain Gorsi is safe and is with her family.

 

Speaking regarding the incident, DC Anantnag said that immediately after reports regarding the incident were received, a team of revenue and police officials was deputed to the spot. He said that relief has been disbursed to the Next of Kins (NoK) of victims while officials have been directed to provide all necessary assistance to the affected family.

 

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