At the very least eight individuals have died after a three-storeyed constructing collapsed in Bhiwandi close to Mumbai early this morning.
As per the preliminary data, 5 individuals have been rescued from the rubble of the constructing in Patel Compound space.
The incident occurred at round 3:40 am. The Nationwide Catastrophe Response Drive (NDRF), hearth brigade and police groups are finishing up recue efforts.
BHIWANDI COLLAPSE :
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“The variety of deaths have risen to eight in Bhiwandi constructing collapse incident. 5 extra individuals have been rescued,” Thane Municipal Company spokesperson was quoted as saying by information company ANI.
At the very least 20 individuals are feared to be trapped, NDRF chief Satya Pradhan tweeted.
Extra particulars awaited.