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Fire took 2 lives at ONGC Gelakey

Two unskilled contractual workers of the ONGC were dead in a devasting fire at GGS No-3 of Gelakey on  January 11, 2013. Thousands of people gathered at the GGS and demanded compensation from the ONGCL to the keen of the decead. To control the mob  Police and CRPF were deployed and six persons were injured in the lathi charge. Although situation is in control tense is everywhere in the area.

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