Lieutenant governor of Ladakh BD Mishra on Sunday announced an ex-gratia of Rs 4 lakh to the next of kin of the boy who died after an unexploded shell went off in Kargil, while Rs 1 lakh each was announced for two injured boys.
Talking to reporters, LG Mishra, as per the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) said that he was when he received this news as it is very unfortunate that a boy died in this incident and two others were injured.
He said that one of the injured boys is out of danger, while another one will undergo a surgery and hopefully he will also be out of danger.
“Meanwhile, I am announcing an ex-gratia relief of Rs 4 lakh to the relatives of the boy who died in the incident, while Rs 1 lakh each will be given to the injured,” he said.
Earlier, a boy died and two others were injured after an unexploded shell went off in Kargil today. (KNO)