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Building collapse kills 3 in Mumbai; several still trapped in debris

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 10 February 2017, 1:50 IST

A building collapse near Grant Road Railway Station in Mumbai killed three people and injured several others. Five persons were rescued from the scene, while many more are still feared trapped in the debris.

According to PTI, the incident took place near Grant Road's Kamathipura area. The building caved in at around 2PM, according to a Fire Brigade official.

Two of the injured succumbed to their injures at J.J. Hospital and Nair Hospital, according to BMC Disaster Control Room officials.

The condition of the other injured is said to be critical.

Many people are still trapped under the rubble, the Fire Brigade official said, adding that the structure housed a beer bar and a factory, among others.

Eight fire engines and three ambulances were pressed into the rescue operation, the official said.

- With inputs from PTI and ANI

First published: 1 May 2016, 11:21 IST
 
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