Thursday, 31 August 2017

Residential building collapses in Mumbai, India 16 dead

At least 16 people have died and 24 others have been rescued after a residential building collapsed in Mumbai, India this morning making it the third building collapse in Mumbai in less than a month.

Rescue officials on site say at least 10 people are still trapped in the six-storey building located in the densely populated Bhendi Bazaar area which is believed to be about 100 years old.

Ambulances, fire engines and members of the disaster relief force are still working at the site.

1 comment:

Subha Sanjeev said...

The rescue effort at the collapse Hussaini Building in Bhendi Bazar, Mumbai was called of this morning, the toll of victims standing at 33 people. Among them was a 20-day-old baby.

The 117-year-old building crashed Thursday morning after the city had been battered by 30 cm of rain over two days.

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