Relief announced for Malegaon blast victims’ families

September 30th, 2008 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS  

Malegaon (Maharashtra), Sep 30 (IANS) Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister R.R. Patil Tuesday announced relief of Rs.500,000 to each bereaved family in Malegaon that lost its kin in the bomb blast Monday.The families of those injured in the blast would get Rs.50,000 each, he said.

Four people were killed when a crude bomb went off in a crowded market around 9.30 p.m. Monday. At least 79 people were injured in the bomb blast, and stone throwing by an angry crowd and police firing that followed, Patil said.

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