kerala-fireA huge fire broke out in the Puttingal temple in Kerala’s Kollam district on Sunday morning leaving at least 83 people dead and around 350 injured.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday announced Rs two lakh each as compensation for the next of the kin of the dead. He also announced Rs 50,000 each for the injured in the tragedy.

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The rescue operations are reportedly over and the injured are being treated at nearby hospitals.

Reactions on the tragic incident have been pouring in since morning.