Kin of 2 killed in landfill collapse compensated
East Delhi Mayor Neema Bhagat on Monday handed over cheques of Rs 1 lakh compensation each to the kin of two persons killed in Ghazipur landfill site collapse in September. Tara Chand, father of Raj Kumari and Mahipal, father of Abhishek Gautam, were given the cheques at EDMC headquarters in Patparganj, said a senior EDMC official. The incident had occurred on September 1. Tonnes of garbage had come crashing down the 50-metrehigh mountain of waste after rains sweeping people into a nearby canal.