Four-storey building collapses in Mumbai's Malvani, 11 killed in accident
A four-story building collapsed in the Malwani area of Malad West around 11 pm on Wednesday. 11 people died tragically in the accident, while many people have been admitted to the hospital in injured condition.
NEW DELHI: The first monsoon rains have started wreaking havoc in the country's financial capital Mumbai. A four-story building collapsed in the Malwani area of Malad West around 11 pm on Wednesday. 11 people died tragically in the accident, while many people have been admitted to the hospital in injured condition.
The building collapsed due to rain
According to the information received from the police, a 4-story building collapsed on a 3-story building due to rain throughout the day, after which the accident took place. The fire brigade team and local police are engaged in relief and rescue work. Stranded people are being rescued with the help of local residents, BMC, police, and fire brigade.
15 people were rescued in the rescue
Mumbai Zone 11 DCP Vishal Thakur said, “After the accident, 15 people, including women and children, have been rescued and shifted to the hospital. More people are feared trapped under the rubble. Teams are here to rescue people.
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BMC said - rescue operation continues
The BMC said, 11 people were killed and several others were injured when a residential structure collapsed at New Collector's Compound in Malad West, Mumbai. People living in 3 adjoining buildings were evacuated as the structure of the building is not in good condition. Rescue operation is going on for the stranded people.
All the arrangements got washed away in the first rain
Earlier, the first rain of monsoon lost all the arrangements of BMC to deal with it. Like every year, this year too in the very first rain, almost all the areas of Mumbai were waterlogged and all the arrangements were washed away.
Within a few hours, the streets were knee-deep in water. On Wednesday, Mumbai recorded 220 mm of rain. Meteorologists have predicted rain in Mumbai till June 14