18 PEOPLE DIE IN A FIRE AT A CHEMICAL PLANT IN WESTERN INDIA
Written by miebaka ikiriko on June 9, 2021
Eighteen people have died in a fire that broke out at a chemical plant on the outskirts of the Western Indian City of Pume.
Thirty-seven workers were trapped inside the building when the blaze started.
Five Engineers rushed to the spot as smoke billowed from the compound, and firemen had to break walls on either side to rescue people.
Officials told newsmen that the cause of the fire had not yet been determined.
The Prime Minister, Narenda Modi expressed his condolences over the death of the workers and announced two hundred thousand Rupees as compensation to their families and also promised six hundred and ninety Dollars as compensation to the injured.
The Government of Maharashtra, where the factory is located, also announced six million, eight hundred Rupees as compensation to the victims families.