NTPC blast: Sonia Gandhi expresses condolence, asks Cong workers to help in relief works

Congress president Sonia Gandhi today expressed shock and horror at the “terrible tragedy” in her Lok Sabha constituency Raebareli, where at least 12 people lost their lives and several others were injured in a boiler blast at an NTPCBSE -0.19 % unit.
Conveying her deepest condolences to the families of the bereaved, Gandhi urged upon the authorities to provide immediate medical assistance to the injured.
She also asked the Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee and party workers to provide all help in relief works and possible assistance to the families of the injured, the party said in a statement.
“Congress president Sonia Gandhi expressed shock and horror at the terrible tragedy in Raebareli,” it said.