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Saharanpur clashes: UP govt announces aid of Rs 10 lakh to kin of deceased

  • PTI, Lucknow
  • Updated: Jul 27, 2014 08:49 IST


The Uttar Pradesh government on Saturday night announced financial assistance of Rs 10 lakh each to the next of kin of the three persons killed in clashes between two communities in Saharanpur.

An official spokesman said that Rs 50,000 will be given to the injured.

The state government has also sought a report of the entire incident from the district administration.

Chief minister Akhilesh Yadav has termed the incident as "unfortunate" and said that those responsible will not be spared.

The government also announced Rs 10 lakh for the next of kin of those killed in the IAF helicopter crash in Sitapur district.

Seven IAF personnel including two officers were killed on Saturday when an ALH Dhruv helicopter in which they were flying from Bareilly to Allahabad crashed in Sitapur in Uttar Pradesh.

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