15 killed in ablaze at kerosene distribution centre in MP

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Reddit
  • Flipboard
  • Email
  • WhatsApp

Bhopal : In a dreadful incident in Chhindwara district of Madhya Pradesh, at least 15 people were killed and several injured after a major fire broke out at a kerosene distribution centre.

According to reports, the fire has been doused and controlled.  

Initial reports suggest the kerosene, which was stored at the PDS shop for public distribution, caught fire and it suddenly spread to all directions.

The charred bodies of several victims have been recovered.


Meanwhile, Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan has announced an ex gratia of Rs 4 lakh to the kin of those killed and Rs 50,000 to those who are seriously injured.