9 killed in Mumbai Building collapse

mumbai-building collapseMore than 15 people are feared trapped as a four-storeyed residential building collapsed in Ghatkopar, an eastern suburb of Mumbai.

The residents of the four-storey building that collapsed today in Mumbai’s Ghatkopar have alleged that the mishap took place because of the renovation work being carried out on the first floor.

Rescue operations underway at Ghatkopar building collapse site. Mumbai police say, 19 people, extracted out. 9 dead including 7 women, 1 child dead.

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis visited Ghatkopar building collapse site. He said, “Offence has been registered, the police are investigating. I have directed BMC commissioner to investigate and submit a report within 15 days”.