- Anurag Goswami
A 4-storey building collapsed in Kurla area of Mumbai on June 27
An unfortunate incident took place during the night hours of June 27, after a four-storey building collapsed in Kurla (east) area of Mumbai, Maharashtra. This tragic incident occurred at around 11:50 pm when a wing of the building in the Naik Nagar Society collapsed trapping around 32 people under the debris. This situation raised a wave of panic among the locals. The rescue team were deployed in the area after receiving the information regarding the horrendous situation.
The fire department, the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and the police department soon rushed to the spot after receiving the information and immediately started the rescue operation. The authorities with help from the locals of the area managed to evacuate all the people from the wreckage of the building. Moreover, the nearby wings were also evacuated as it too are dilapidated. The rescue team faced problem while removing the debris as the incident spot was crowded with people.
As per the reports, a total of 19 people died in this incident, while, 13 people were injured and were rushed to the hospital for medical attention. Furthermore, the society comprises of four buildings, all of which have been termed as dilapidated by Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC).
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