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Mumbai Building Collapse:  ten killed, several injured, many feared trapped

Mumbai Building Collapse: ten killed, several injured, many feared trapped

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 31 Aug 2017, 01:18 pm
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IBNS) : At least ten people were killed and 15 injured as a five-storied century-old building in the congested Bhendi Bazaar area in south Mumbai collapsed on Thursday morning, media reports said.

According to reports 20-25 people are feared trapped in the debris of the collapsed residential building. Eleven people have been rescued.

The tragedy occurred at around 8 30 am.

So far, 90 NDRF personnel along with fire fighters have joined the rescue work at the site. .

15 people have so far been rescued  from the collapsed building.

The building is reportedly  125 years old.

Mumbai experienced incessant downpour for the last few days which may have caused the building collapse.

In the past one month this is the third incident of building collapse in Mumbai.