10 killed, 15 injured in Mumbai building collapse; many feared trapped

  • | Thursday | 31st August, 2017

The workers and a lot of building residents are still trapped underneath the rubble,” said an officer with the Mumbai Fire Brigade. At least 30 others are still feared to be trapped under the rubble, and rescue efforts are under way at the spot. Two wings of a ground plus five storey building on the Pakmodia Street in south Mumbai completely collapsed on Thursday morning, killing ten people and injuring 15 others. The incident was declared a Level III disaster at 8:42 am and the National Disaster Response Force was contacted. “There was a shop on the ground floor that prepares sweetmeats and snacks to be supplied to retail outlets, and had several employees working in it when the building collapsed.

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