It is said that due to heavy rains in Mumbai in the past few days, the Bhiwandi building structure was dilapidated.
Bhiwandi| A three-storey building collapsed in Bhiwandi, Thane in Maharashtra in the early hours of Monday, killing 10 people. There are still 20-25 people feared trapped in the debris. The locals took out 20 people. The NDRF team has reached the spot. One child was removed from the debris alive.
#UPDATE Maharashtra: One more person rescued from under the debris at the site of Bhiwandi building collapse incident.
10 people have lost their lives in the incident which took place earlier today. pic.twitter.com/deF2GiiLtK
— ANI (@ANI) September 21, 2020
Saddened by the building collapse in Bhiwandi, Maharashtra. Condolences to the bereaved families. Praying for a quick recovery of those injured. Rescue operations are underway and all possible assistance is being provided to the affected.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) September 21, 2020
The unfateful incident happened at 3.40 pm on Sunday night. At this time most people were sleeping. It is said that due to heavy rains in Mumbai in the past few days, the building structure was dilapidated. There were 21 families living in it. The NDRF team rescued a child from the debris on Monday morning. According to initial information, the building was built in 1984.