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CM announces Rs2mn compensation for heirs of Jacobabad blast victims

JACOBABAD: Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah on Saturday announced Rs2 million compensation for the heirs of Jacobabad blast victims, ARY News reported.

According to details, families of Jacobabad blast victims ended their sit-in following talks with government officials on Saturday.

The protesting relatives offered funeral prayers of their martyred loved ones and laid them to rest, after the end of sit-in.

Sindh CM Qaim Ali Shah also arrived to console the bereaved families and the injured of the attack. He said the government will try that the case could be run in a military court.

The chief minister also announced Rs2 million compensation for the heirs of the ones killed in the blast.

Meanwhile, a C-130 aircraft of the Pakistan Air Force shifted 11 survivors of the blast to Karachi, who were in precarious condition.

CM Shah had requested the commander of Jacobabad airbase to shift the critically wounded to Karachi through a PAF aircraft.

Yesterday, a blast targeting a procession in Jacobabad had claimed lives of 23 people and wounded several others.

 

 

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