Update: Death toll rises to 19, 26 injured, confirms Mumbai Police.
Update: Death toll rises to 12 as a 3 storey building collapsed in Mumbai’s Bhindi Bazaar.
Update: Mumbai building collapse death toll Rises to 10, several people feared trapped in debris.
Update: 3 dead, 9 seriously injured in Mumbai building collapse. As many as 30-35 people are fear trapped under the debris.
Mumbai: 3 storey building collapses in Mumbai’s Bhindi Bazaar area on Thursday, and several people are feared to be trapped.
10 fire tenders rushed to the site of collapsed building in Mumbai. The incident took place at around 8:30 am in Bhendi Bazar area. Fire brigade officials and police personnel have rushed to the site. Search and rescue operations are underway with the help of local residents.
Around 10 families were residing in the building. It is not yet clear if the building was listed as dangerous. Mumbai has received unprecedented rains in the last few days and it is suspected to have caused sufficient damage to the old and dilapidated buildings.