Naseem Al Rabeeh Healthcare group offers help to victims of India temple fire disaster
14 Apr 2016 - 2:05
DOHA: A hospital group in Qatar has offered `50,000 (about QR2,750) ex-gratia for the next of kin of those killed in the firework disaster, which has so far claimed 110 lives and left 383 injured at a temple in the southern Indian state of Kerala, a top official from the hospital group said.
“It’s painful to learn that hundreds have been killed and many are battling for life following the fireworks accident.
“Our group will give `50,000 (about QR2,750) ex-gratia to the next of kin of those killed in the firework disaster and jobs to the victims’ family members in our hospitals in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries,” Dr K T Mohammed Rabeeh Rabiullah, Chairman, Naseem Al Rabeeh Healthcare group, told the media.
The group has three centres in Qatar — Naseem Al Rabeeh Medical Centre, C Ring Road; Premium Naseem Al Rabeeh, Mamoura; and Al Rabeeh Dental Centre, Al Rawabi Street, Muntaza.
The fourth — Naseem Al Rabeeh Rayyan — is going to open in coming month. A multi-speciality hospital project will be announced soon this year.
In one of the worst tragedies to have hit Kerala, the major fire engulfed the 100-year-old Puttingal Devi Temple complex in Kollam district in Kerala during a display of fireworks. The Peninsula