One killed as building collapses in Bhiwandi

DN Bureau

A four-storey building collapsed in Bhiwandi in the district, leaving an 18-year-old woman dead and five others injured.

A four-storey building collapsed
A four-storey building collapsed

Thane: A four-storey building today collapsed in Bhiwandi in the district, leaving an 18-year-old woman dead and five others injured, officials said.

At least 20 other persons are feared trapped under the debris of the building in Navi Vasti locality, according to Asmita Nikam, District Disaster Management Control Officer.

The collapse occurred around 9 am, Regional Disaster Management Cell chief Santosh Kadam told reporters here.

"Body of Ruksana Khan was pulled out from the debris and five others were rescued and admitted to the state-run Indira Gandhi Memorial Hospital here," Nikam said.

Nikam also said that National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) teams have started rescue and relief operation along with fire-brigade personnel from Bhiwandi, Thane, Navi Mumbai and Kalyan civic bodies.













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