Shivamogga blast: CM B S Yediyurappa announces compensation, assures crackdown on illegal mining
Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Friday promised action against illegal quarrying or mining activities even as he announced a compensation of Rs 5 lakh to the family of five people who died in a massive gelatin explosion in his home district of Shivamogga.
The incident took place Thursday night in Hunasodi village near the Shivamogga city.
"We are awaiting a preliminary report based on which further action will be taken. I am visiting the spot on Saturday.