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.
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