Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Sunday condoled with the death of 14 persons in incidents of wall collapse, accidents, suicide and lightning and thunder since April 2014. She also ordered disbursement of Rs. 1 lakh each to the families of the deceased.
The deceased included eight women/girl children and six men/boys in Karur, Tiruchi, Sivaganga, Kancheepuram, Villuppuram, Virudhunagar, Vellore, Ariyalur, Madurai and Tirupur. Of the 14, one was a case of suicide, seven cases of the victims having been struck by lightning and thunder, two cases of wall collapse, one of a road accident and another was run over by train.