Bhiwandi Building Collapse: 10 killed, dozens feared trapped; rescue operations underway
10 Dead In Bhiwandi Building Collapse Near Mumbai, Child Among Those Rescued
Ten people died, several feared trapped as a 3-storey building in Bhiwandi collapses. The shocking incident occurred in Patel Compound area in Bhiwandi near Mumbai. The incident took place in the early hours around 3.45 am. The residents were sleeping when the structure in Patel Compound abruptly collapsed.
Death toll: 8
Rescued: Over 35 pic.twitter.com/NxVUyxdL9B
— DD News (@DDNewslive) September 21, 2020
Around 20 families were reportedly staying inside the building which was 40 years old. Rescue operations by NDRF are presently underway at the site of the building collapse.
As per the initial information, 31 people have been rescued from the rubble of the building in Patel Compound area. A child was among the 11 people rescued by National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) officials.
— Dr.Ashish Gupta (@ashishbadshah) September 21, 2020
At least 20 people have been rescued by locals after the building collapsed reportedly around 3:40 am, ANI reported citing National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) official. A team of fire brigade and police are also working at the spot.