Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], Oct 20 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami on Friday announced a compensation of Rs. 7.5 lakh for next of kin of the eight transport workers, who lost their lives in Nagapattinam building collapse.Also Read - Centre Urges States to Impose Lockdown-like Restrictions in Districts Reporting Positivity Rate Above 10%

Palaniswami also announced a compensation of Rs. 1.5 lakh for those with severe injuries, and Rs. 50,000 for those with mild injuries. Also Read - Tamil Nadu Lockdown Update: Govt Extends Restrictions Till August 9, Check What’s Allowed, What’s Not

Further, he assured government jobs for any one member of the families of the deceased. Also Read - Breaking News Highlights: Ashwini Vaishnaw to Make Statement on Pegasus Case in Rajya Sabha Tomorrow

Earlier in the day, eight transport workers died after roof of a bus depot’s rest room collapsed.

Three others injured were rescued from the debris and were shifted to nearby hospital for treatment. (ANI)

This is published unedited from the ANI feed.