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Farooq Abdullah calls for Rs 20 lakh compensation to every of households of tunnel accident victims 

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Farooq Abdullah demands Rs 20 lakh compensation to each of families of tunnel accident victims 

By PTI

SRINAGAR: National Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah Sunday sought Rs 20 lakh ex gratia for the subsequent of kin of those that misplaced their lives in a tunnel collapse on Srinagar-Jammu freeway.

In a press release, Abdullah stated the deceased had been the only real breadwinners for his or her poor households.

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The unlucky occasion, he stated, has left the victims’ households in dire straits, he stated.

He known as upon the Jammu and Kashmir administration to succeed in out to the affected households.

Ten individuals had been killed after a landslide hit an under-construction tunnel in Ramban district of Jammu.

The Jammu and Kashmir authorities has introduced an ex gratia of Rs 5 lakh and requested the development firm to pay Rs 15 lakh every to the households of the victims.