24 Keralites among 49 deceased in Kuwait fire; ex-gratia announced

₹5 lakh financial assistance will be provided to the families of the people from Kerala who died in the mishap, the CMO said in a statement.

BySouth First Desk

Published Jun 13, 2024 | 6:30 PMUpdatedJun 13, 2024 | 6:30 PM

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The number of people from Kerala who died in the Kuwait fire tragedy has risen to 24, while seven seriously injured persons are being treated in various hospitals in the Gulf country, according to a senior official of NORKA Roots on Thursday, 13 June. Financial assistance of ₹5 lakh would be provided to families of each victim from Kerala.

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