6 killed in Mumbai building collapse, many trapped | The Daily Star
05:41 PM, April 30, 2016 / LAST MODIFIED: 06:17 PM, April 30, 2016

6 killed in Mumbai building collapse, many trapped

A three-storey building collapsed in Mumbai this afternoon, killing six people and trapping many others, civic officials said.

Five people were rescued from the debris of the building in Kamathipura area of Grant Road, which caved in at around 2pm, reports The Times of India.

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Two of the injured succumbed to injuries at JJ Hospital and Nair Hospital, according to BMC disaster control room officials. The condition of the other injured is said to be critical.

Many people are still feared trapped under the rubble, the fire brigade official said, adding the structure housed a beer bar and a factory, among others.

Eight fire engines and three ambulances were pressed into rescue operation, the official said.

Source: The Times of India

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