Death toll reaches 34 in Mumbai's Bhendi Bazar building collapse

Updated On : 01 Sep , 2017 , 09:07 AM
Death toll reaches 32 in Mumbai's Bhendi Bazar building collapse
Death toll reaches 32 in Mumbai's Bhendi Bazar building collapse
New Delhi:

At least 32 people have died and 19 others were injured after a five-storey building collapsed near JJ Junction in Pakmodia street of Bhendi Bazar, Mumbai on Thursday.

The incident took place after heavy rain fall lashed the metropolitan in the last couple of days. The police informed that more than 30-35 people are feared trapped under the debris.

Ambulances, 15 fire tenders, and NDRF teams have been deployed. Twenty-nine people have been rescued from the debris. It is said that more than two dozen people were living in the old building.

Dr Manoj Sharma, DCP Zone 1 of Mumbai police, said that number of trapped people is still not confirmed.

First Published : Friday, September 01, 2017 06:47 AM

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