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Fourteen killed in Rajasthan transformer blast

Fourteen killed in Rajasthan transformer blast

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 01 Nov 2017, 09:24 pm

Jaipur, Nov 1 (IBNS) : At least 14 people were killed and 22 injured when a transformer exploded in  Khatloi village in Rajasthan's Shahpura  town near Jaipur late Tuesday evening, media reports said quoting officials.

The casualties included members of a family, who were on their way to perform some marriage rituals.

Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje cancelled her scheduled visit to Delhi and rushed to the SMS Hospital where all the injured were admitted several in critical condition.

She has announced a high-level inquiry and Rs ten lakh compensation for next of kin of each deceased.

Union Minister and Jaipur Rural MP Rajyavardhan Rathore on Wednesday visited the site of the explosion and took stock of the situation.

 

Fourteen killed in Rajasthan transformer blast

India Blooms News Service
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