Mumbai, Dec 14 (UNI) Maharashtra Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh today announced compensation of Rs one lakh to the next of kin of victims of the building collapse in Borivali, north Mumbai.
Five people died and 17 were injured in the incident.
Soon after hearing of the tragedy, Mr Deshmukh reviewed the rescue and relief operations with authorities concerned and announced compensation of Rs one lakh to the families of the deceased and Rs 10,000 to each of the injured.
He also instructed the authorities to ensure that the injured are treated properly.
Mr Deshmukh expressed sympathy for the affected persons and their families.