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Ahmedabad cop Gujarat’s first corona warrior to die

Gandhinagar, May 18 (IANS) A Head Constable in Ahmedabad succumbed to novel coronavirus on Monday, becoming Gujarat's first corona warrior to die of the disease.

Head Constable Bharatji Somji was admitted in the Ahmedabad Civil hospital after he tested positive. He was serving in Krishna Nagar police station, Ahmedabad.

The Gujarat government has announced a compensation of Rs 25 lakh to all gvernment employees who die of coronavirus while performing duties during the lockdown.

–IANS

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