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By DN Correspondent
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal at the accident site at Mundka

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday announced ex-gratia of Rs 10 lakh for the families of the deceased and Rs 50,000 for the injured.

Kejriwal has also ordered a Magisterial investigation into the fire tragedy that killed 27 people and wounded 12 in a building near the Mundka Metro Station.

"This is a very tragic incident. I have ordered a Magisterial inquiry. Based on the report, action will be taken. No one will be spared," Kejriwal told reporters after visiting the site. 

On identification of the charred bodies, Kejriwal said that the bodies will be handed over to the families based on DNA tests. 

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