This is the third major building collapse incident in the metropolis this month.
The official said the dining room floor of a sixth-floor apartment at Chintels Paradiso housing complex first came down, triggering the collapse of roofs and floors directly under it, till the first floor.
Mokhta said the district administration has provided Rs 10,000 as immediate financial aid to each of the occupants of the buildings.
Thackeray also announced a compensation of Rs 500,000 to kin of each of the deceased 11 persons, mostly minors, who perished in the house collapse - the first major monsoon-related tragedy in Mumbai this year.
Thane: Seven children and three others were killed and 11, including a four-year-old boy, rescued after a three-storeyed building collapsed in Maharashtra’s Bhiwandi town on Monday, police said. Around 10 persons are still feared trapped after the 43-year-old Jhilani building caved in at 3.40 am, police said, adding search operations are underway. The dead children […]
Raigad (Maharashtra): Over 75 people are feared trapped under the rubble after a five-storied building collapsed in Mahad town of this coastal district on Monday evening, the police said. At least 25 persons have been rescued so far. Nearly 100 people lived in the residential building — Tarique Garden — situated in Kajalpura area of […]
New Delhi: Five people, including four students, were killed when a floor of a building collapsed in the city’s Bhajanpura area on Saturday, fire officials said. They said around 30 students were attending classes at a coaching centre when the fourth floor of the building collapsed, trapping them under the debris. Thirteen people have been […]
Bhiwandi (Maharashtra): At least two people were killed and six others injured when a dilapidated four-storey building collapsed in Maharashtra’s Bhiwandi city on Saturday, police said. At least five to six persons were feared trapped in the rubble, said a police official. Rescue operations were underway. The incident occurred on Friday night in the Shantinagar […]
Nadiad: Four persons, including a one-year-old girl, were killed, and five others injured when a three-storey building collapsed in Nadiad town of Gujarat following heavy rains, officials said on Saturday. The building, located in Pragati Nagar area of the town in Kheda district, collapsed late Friday night, Kheda Superintendent of Police Divya Mishra said. “Total […]
Mumbai: The death toll in a building collapse in south Mumbai’s congested Dongri locality has risen to 13, the NDRF said on Wednesday, even as rescue and search operation from the rubble was still on. “So far, 13 people, including six males, four females and three children have been declared dead, while nine have got […]
Mumbai: At least 10 people, including four women and a infant, were killed when a four-storied residential building came crashing down in south Mumbai while 10 injured persons were rescued from the debris, BMC Disaster Control officials said. Another 10-odd families are still believed trapped under the rubble of the Kesarbai Building in Dongri area […]
Phnom Penh: Three people were killed and dozens others trapped after a seven-storey under-construction building collapsed on Saturday morning in Cambodia’s Preah Sihanouk province. “So far, three people were found dead, as 19 others were rescued,” Xinhua news agency quoted Provincial Governor Yun Min as saying. All victims found were Cambodians, he added. Between 40 […]
Bengaluru: The death toll in the building collapse in Karnataka’s Dharwad on Tuesday rose to 10 with five more bodies retrieved from the debris on Thursday, the third day of search and rescue operations, according to the police. Rescuers were still searching for people in the debris. Many people were feared trapped after an under-construction […]
Gurugram: An under-construction four storey building collapsed early on Thursday here in Haryana trapping as many as seven people, Chief Fire Officer said. Rescue operations are on. The incident occurred in Ullawas village. The Fire Department received a call at 5.15 a.m. “State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) and Border Security Force (BSF), from its nearby […]
New Delhi: At least seven people were killed and eight injured after an explosion in a factory here on Thursday night brought down the building, police said on Friday. The factory, a double-storey building in west Delhi’s Sudarshan Park area, was used for painting ceiling fans. Additional Deputy Police Commissioner Sameer Sharma told IANS: “The […]
New Delhi: Seven people were killed after an LPG cylinder blast in a building, where work related to ceiling fans was being carried out, in West Delhi’s Sudarshan Park triggered a collapse bringing a portion of the structure down, police said. The fire department received a call about the collapse at around 8.48 pm Thursday […]
Ludhiana: The death toll in the building collapse of a plastic factory in Ludhiana, in Punjab rose to 10 today. The five-storey building, located in a congested part of the Industrial area near Cheema Chowk, had collapsed on Monday afternoon following a powerful blast triggered by a major fire in the building earlier. The official […]
New Delhi: Five persons were injured as a four-storey commercial building collapsed here in the early hours of Sunday, a fire service official said. “We got a telephone call about the incident around 1.50 a.m. Five persons were injured in the incident,” the official said. However, according to the police, only Balkar Singh, 57, was […]