10 Killed In Warangal Firecracker Godown Fire 

Fire in firecracker godown - Sakshi Post

Warangal: At least 10 people were killed on Wednesday when a fire broke out in a firecracker godown in Telangana's Warangal Rural district, police said.

Fire fighting personnel were at 1.30 p.m. still trying to douse the blaze in the godown near Kotalingala village, about 135 km from Warangal town.

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About 15 people were reported to be inside when the fire broke out, the police said. Witnesses said they heard huge blasts prior to the fire.

Five injured people were shifted to the MGM Hospital in Warangal town. The cause of the fire was being ascertained. (IANS)

Telangana Govt Announces Rs. 5 Lakh Ex-Gratia

Reacting to the gory fire accident in Warangal, Telangana chief minister K Chandrashekar Rao expressed shock at the loss of lives and immediately announced an ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakhs for the families of the deceased.

KCR took to popular social networking platform twitter on hearing about the incident and conveyed his condolences to the members of the deceased families. The CM directed the officials to ensure medical facilities for the injured at government expenses and even instructed the district collector to undertake relief and rehabilitation.

The Telangana Chief Minster's Office posted the following on the official CMO twitter handle:

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