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Mumbai: 4-storey building collapses in Kurla Naik Municipal Society area, 7 rescued, several trapped

The rescue operation is underway. The fire brigade and police team reached the spot to rescue the trapped people from the debris.

Jayprakash Singh Reported by: Jayprakash Singh New Delhi Updated on: June 28, 2022 6:58 IST
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Mumbai: 4-storey building collapses in Kurla Naik Municipal Society area, 7 rescued, several trapped 

Highlights

  • A multi-storey building collapsed in Mumbai
  • The building collapsed in Kurla Naik Municipal Society area of Mumbai
  • Several people are feared trapped while 7 have been rescued

Mumbai: At least 7 people have been rescued and several are feared trapped after a 4-storey building collapsed in Kurla's Naik Municipal Society area of ​​Mumbai. According to reports, around 20 to 25 people are feared trapped. The rescue operation is underway. 

The fire brigade and police team reached the spot to rescue the trapped people from the debris. "A 4-storey building collapses in Naik Nagar. Fire brigade team, and police at the spot as the rescue operation continues," Pravina Morajkar, Corporator told media persons.

"Seven people rescued from under debris are in stable condition; 20 to 25 are likely to be trapped under the debris. Rescue operation on," the Corporator added.

Maharashtra Minister Aaditya Thackeray visited the site of collapse in Kurla and said that such property should be vacated on the notice of BMC. "Whenever BMC issues notices, (buildings) should be vacated themselves...otherwise, such incidents happen, which is unfortunate...It's now important to take action on this," Thackeray told news agency ANI.

He added, "Around five to seven people were rescued. All 4 buildings were issued notices, but people continue to live there. Our priority is to rescue everyone...In the morning we'll look into evacuation and demolition of these buildings so that nearby people aren't troubled."

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