Atleast 10 killed in Bhiwandi building collapse, rescue operation underway

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According to initial information, at least 20-25 people are feared to be trapped. 

 

At least 10 people were killed and several feared trapped after a 3-storey building collapsed in Maharashtra’s Bhiwandi today

As per the report, the incident happened at around 3:40 am.

The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), fire brigade and police teams are carrying out rescue efforts. 

"The number of deaths have risen to eight in Bhiwandi building collapse incident. Five more people have been rescued," Thane Municipal Corporation spokesperson was quoted as saying by news agency ANI.

According to the NDRF, the estimated number of people trapped at the site is between 25 to 30. This number may change as the rescue operation is in progress.

 

With inputs from Agency

Image credit: ANI

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