Thane, September 21
Seven youngsters and three others have been killed and 11, together with a four-year-old boy, rescued after a three-storey constructing collapsed in Maharashtra’s Bhiwandi city on Monday, police stated.
Around 10 individuals are nonetheless feared trapped after the constructing caved in at 3.40 am, police stated, including that search operations are beneath method.
Personnel of the Thane Disaster Response Force (TDRF) have been seen pulling out the boy from the particles and feeding him water.
Bhiwandi is a powerloom city round 10 km from Thane.
A civic official informed PTI that the constructing, positioned at Narpoli’s Patel Compound close to Dhamankar Naka, collapsed whereas the residents have been asleep.
A workforce of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) rushed to the spot. NDRF DG SN Pradhan stated the workforce was utilizing a canine squad to go looking these trapped within the particles.
A portion of the constructing collapsed and plenty of occupants have been trapped within the particles of the collapsed constructing, a Thane Municipal Corporation official stated.
It was not recognized how outdated the Jhilani constructing was, and if it was within the listing of dilapidated constructions marked by the civic physique, the official stated. PTI