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PM announces ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh in Varanasi flyover collapse incident

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    New Delhi, May 16: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today announced an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh each to the kin of those killed in the Varanasi flyover collapse incident.

    PM announces ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh in Varanasi flyover collapse incident

    He also announced Rs 50,000 each to those seriously injured in the incident, an official statement said.

    A portion of a flyover being built by a state-run corporation collapsed on a busy road in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi yesterday, killing at least 18 people as it crushed a mini bus, cars and two-wheelers. Modi represents Varanasi in the Lok Sabha.

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