PM announces Rs 5 mln each for deceased of Sabzi Mandi blast

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Thursday approved five million rupees each as compensation for those who were killed in the Islamabad Sabzi Mandi blast.

According to a Prime Minister’s Office statement issued here, the injured would get Rs 75,000 each.

As many as 24 persons were killed and dozens injured when a bomb ripped through the Islamabad’s Fruit and Vegetable market on Wednesday.