Twenty-fourpeople 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 the city witnessed heavy rainfall 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.
Here are the updates:
Total toll of Bhendi Bazaar building collapse reaches 24
Mumbai Bhendi Bazaar building collapse: Death toll rises to 22
At least 21 dead, 34 rescued from debris after building collapsed in Mumbai
Collapse of a building in Mumbai is saddening. My condolences to the families of those who lost their lives & prayers with the injured: PM— PMO India (@PMOIndia) August 31, 2017
Toll reaches 20, at least 12 nothers injured
Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis announces an ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh for the kin of those who died in Bhendi Bazaar building collapse
Bhendi Bazaar building collapse: Death toll rises to 19; 12 injured, confirms Mumbai Police
The death toll in the Mumbai building collapse mounted to 16, with four more casualties being reported in the afternoon, police said. The deceased include 13 males and three females, a senior police official said.
Toll reaches 15; 34 injured, including six fire brigade men
29 people rescued so far; 10 to 15 still suspected to be trapped, rescue operation underway
Bhendi Bazaar building collapse: Death toll rises to eight, 14 injured
# 11:48 AM
Death toll rises to seven, 15 injured
# 11:30 AM
Six dead in Bhendi Bazar building collapse; rescue operation underway
4 dead and 13 injured in Bhendi Bazar building collapse; rescue ops underway
Total 12 people have been rescued out of which 5 are critically injured; rescue ops continue
# 10:56 AM
3 dead & 9 injured in Bhendi Bazar building collapse; rescue ops underway
UpdatedVisuals from Bhendi Bazar building collapse site: 30-35 people feared trapped; rescue operations underway.