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Federal govt to compensate transformer blast victims: governor Imran Ismail

July 24, 2021

Sindh Governor Imran Ismail has said that the federal government will give Rs750,000 in compensation for the heirs of each of the persons who have lost their lives in the Hyderabad power transformer blast tragedy.

In a statement issued on Friday, he announced that each of the persons seriously injured in the transformer blast tragedy would get Rs500,000 in compensation. The person who received minor injuries in the incident would get Rs300,000 in financial compensation.

The governor said the people injured in the incident would be given the best possible health treatment by the government for their earliest recovery. He also telephoned Federal Energy Minister Hammad Azhar and asked him to conduct an impartial probe into the incident for fixing responsibility. He told the federal minister that whoever was responsible for the tragedy should be handed down a stern punishment.

Ismail expressed condolences over the loss of human lives in the incident and also prayed for the earliest recovery of people injured in the incident.