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Mumbai Building Collapse: 11 Dead, 7 Injured After 2-Storey Building Collapses in Malvani Area of Malad West; Rescue Operation Underway


Mumbai, June 10: In a tragic incident, a minimum of 11 folks misplaced their lives together with eight minors after a double-storey residential constructing collapsed in Mumbai’s Malad West on Wednesday evening. The incident befell in Malvani space. Seven folks reportedly additionally injured in the collapse. According to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), the double constructing collapsed on one other residential construction at a slum in the realm. The BMC was knowledgeable at 11:10 pm on Wednesday. Mumbai Rains: Mithi River Overflows Due to Heavy Rainfall, Water Enters Nearby Localities in Kurla (Watch Video).

After receiving the data, senior officers have rushed to the spot. Rescue operation continues to be underway as many individuals are believed to be trapped underneath the particles of the collapsed constructing. Till now, 18 folks have been rescued. Locals are additionally serving to in the rescue operation. The BMC has additionally evacuated folks from one other close by three-storey constructing because it was affected by the collapse and is now in “dangerous condition.”

Dilip Sawant, Additional CP, mentioned, “It’s an unfortunate incident. It was a G+2 building that fell on another building. Eighteen people have been rescued, of whom 11 died. Police will carry out a proper investigation and take further action.” Bhiwandi Building Collapse Update: Death Toll Rises to 17 in Maharashtra’s Building Collapse Tragedy.

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Maharashtra Minister Aslam Shaikh, who has additionally reached the incident web site, acknowledged, “Buildings have collapsed due to rain. Rescue operation is underway. Injured people have been shifted to the hospital. Debris of the buildings is being removed to see if more people are stuck under it.” Bhiwandi Building Collapse: 41 Dead, Rescue Operations Called Off by Authorities.

The tragic incident befell on the day when heavy rains lashed Mumbai because the monsoon arrived in the utmost metropolis. The India Meteorological Department had issued a pink alert for June 9 in Mumbai. Waterlogging was additionally reported in a number of areas of the town. Meanwhile, a yellow alert was issued for the following 4 days, as Mumbai is anticipated to obtain heavy rainfall in the course of the interval.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Jun 10, 2021 08:54 AM IST. For extra information and updates on politics, world, sports activities, leisure and way of life, go browsing to our web site

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