Trans­former ex­plo­sion kills 11 at Raj wed­ding

The Times of India (Mumbai edition) - - TIMES NATION -


guests at a wed­ding were killed and many oth­ers crit­i­cally burnt when a trans­former ex­ploded in Khat­u­lai vil­lage near Shah­pura town in Ra­jasthan on Tues­day af­ter­noon. Chief min­is­ter Va­sund­hara Raje has or­dered a high level probe while Jaipur dis­trict col­lec­tor an­nounced a com­pen­sa­tion of Rs 10 lakh each for the next of kin of the de­ceased. As per the dis­trict ad­min­is­tra­tion, the death toll may rise fur­ther with over 15 peo­ple suf­fer­ing more than 50% burn in­juries. Cops are try­ing to iden­tify the bod­ies.

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