The Prime Minister's relief is in addition to the relief assistance given by the Petroleum Ministry and GAIL, a PMO statement said.
    
An ex-gratia relief of Rs 50,000 has also been sanctioned for those who were seriously injured in the incident.

14 people were killed and seven others injured in the fire following a blast in a gas pipeline belonging to GAIL in Andhra Pradesh's East Godavari district on Friday.
    
East Godavari District Collector Neetu Kumari Prasad said the accident occurred at Nagaram village in Amalapuram Mandal.

"As of now the fire has been brought under control. Fire engines were rushed to the spot and rescue operations are underway," Prasad said.

According to an official of the East Godavari district, the administration has recovered 13 bodies from the accident site while another death was reported from the hospital where the injured are being treated.

(JPN)

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