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Saturday, September 12, 2015


By on Saturday, September 12, 2015

 At least 89 people dead and 100 were injured when a gas cylinder ripped on Saturday morning  at Jhabua district of Madhya Pradesh. The accident allegedly took place by the blast of a gas cylinder in Petlawad town restaurant 60 kilometer away from district headquarter.

Many buildings adjacent and near the restaurant were damaged by the intense explosion. AR Khan Police SDOP, told here, ‘Many people are inside the debris; the exact position of injured people can be confirmed after removing it.' Senior government officials from district headquarter Jhabua have left for the accident spot to provide relief to the victims.
Giving information about the accident Babulal Gaur, State Home Sinister, said, ‘The death toll may rise; the accident is to be probed.’
SDOP AR Khan told, ‘A blast early morning 8.30 am in the restaurant situated of a building took place. Many people have injured in the accident.’ He added, “The explosion in the restaurant is probably happened by the gas cylinder blast."
Chief Minister, Shivraj Singh, declared ex-gratia Rs 2 lacs to the next kin of deceased and Rs.50 thousand to the injured.