Wednesday, 28 Oct 2020

At least eight dead in Mumbai building collapse, several feared trapped

NEW DELHI (REUTERS) – A three-storey residential building on the outskirts of Mumbai collapsed early on Monday (Sept 21), killing at least eight people, local reports said.

A further 20-25 people were reported to be trapped in the building in Bhiwandi, Mr Satya Pradhan, the chief of the National Disaster Response Force, said in a tweet.

He said rescue teams were en route.

Television showed pictures of rubble and a rescue dog running through it.

Reuters partner ANI quoted the spokesman of Bhiwandi municipal corporation as saying eight people were dead.

Sign up for the ST Asian Insider newsletter to get exclusive insights into Asia from our network of overseas correspondents.

Source: Read Full Article

Related Posts