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Mumbai: 8 Dead After 2 Building Collapse,Bodies Pulled Out Overnight
Despite heavy rain and darkness, search and rescue operations were in full swing at both the tragic sites.
Mumbai: 8 Dead After 2 Building Collapse, Bodies Pulled Out Overnight
New Delhi: On Thursday eight people have died in tow separate cases of building collapse in Mumbai, due to heavy rain.
The rescue operation at the site of the building collapse in the south Mumbai's Fort area continued this morning. The National Disaster Response Force overnight pulled four bodies out of the debris.
Whereas in another case in Mumbai's western suburb of Malad, two people including a child had died as the portion of the three-story chawl collapsed in Malwani. The injured were sent to the private hospital and discharged after treatment.
The accident in the Fort area took place when the portion of a six-story old residential building collapsed leaving several people trapped under the debris. Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has visited the place of incident to take the stock of the rescue operation.
Many rescue vans, several fire engines, and ambulance were rushed to the spot.
Since Tuesday night Mumbai has been witnessing heavy rains, resulting in a flood in several areas.