Attibele warehouse that claimed 13 lives did not acquire licence for storage: Fire Department

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Published October 8, 2023 at 8:37am

    Police have detained the son of the warehouse owner

    DK Shivakumar visited the site of accident

    MK Stalin announced Rs 3 lakh as compensation to the family of the deceased

13 people died in a fire accident in a firecracker godown in Attibele close to the Karnataka-Tamil Nadu border. The godown has now been flagged as illegal with the owner not acquiring the required licence for storage.  “While unloading, unscientific handling of the crackers led to one of the boxes exploding. The Fire Department is going to file a report against the owner on which a criminal case will be booked,” said an official from the fire and emergency servies as per a report in The Hindu. The police detained Naveen, son of the godown owner. An FIR was registered against the owner by the Attibele police. 

Deputy Chief Minister D.K. Shivakumar visited the accident site late at night and announced a compensation of ₹5 lakh to the family of each of the victims. “I am distressed by the loss of 12 lives in the fire accident that has occurred near Attibele that is located near Anekal of the Bengaluru district. I offer my condolences to the family members of the deceased individuals. I will be visiting the location tomorrow to investigate the matter in detail,” Chief Minister of Karnataka, Siddaramaiah posted on X. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin announced ₹3 lakh as compensation to the family of the deceased, ₹1 lakh to severely injured persons and ₹50,000 to injured persons from Tamil Nadu Chief Minister’s Public Relief Fund. 

Attibele warehouse that claimed 13 lives did not acquire licence for storage: Fire Department

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    Police have detained the son of the warehouse owner

    DK Shivakumar visited the site of accident

    MK Stalin announced Rs 3 lakh as compensation to the family of the deceased

13 people died in a fire accident in a firecracker godown in Attibele close to the Karnataka-Tamil Nadu border. The godown has now been flagged as illegal with the owner not acquiring the required licence for storage.  “While unloading, unscientific handling of the crackers led to one of the boxes exploding. The Fire Department is going to file a report against the owner on which a criminal case will be booked,” said an official from the fire and emergency servies as per a report in The Hindu. The police detained Naveen, son of the godown owner. An FIR was registered against the owner by the Attibele police. 

Deputy Chief Minister D.K. Shivakumar visited the accident site late at night and announced a compensation of ₹5 lakh to the family of each of the victims. “I am distressed by the loss of 12 lives in the fire accident that has occurred near Attibele that is located near Anekal of the Bengaluru district. I offer my condolences to the family members of the deceased individuals. I will be visiting the location tomorrow to investigate the matter in detail,” Chief Minister of Karnataka, Siddaramaiah posted on X. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin announced ₹3 lakh as compensation to the family of the deceased, ₹1 lakh to severely injured persons and ₹50,000 to injured persons from Tamil Nadu Chief Minister’s Public Relief Fund. 

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