dd 8 killed, dozens feared trapped in India building collapses in India

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8 killed, dozens feared trapped in India building collapses in India

Published: 21 Sep 2020 Updated: 21 Sep 2020   

Online Desk

The death toll from the collapse of the multi-storey building in Maharashtra's Bhiwandi at India rose to eight on Monday even as five people were rescued from the rubble, news agency ANI reported citing the spokesperson of the Thane Municipal Corporation.

A child was pulled alive by the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), which is carrying out rescue efforts. Dozens are still feared trapped under the debris, according to ANI.

As per initial information, 20 people have been rescued by locals after the building collapsed in the Patel compound area of the city.

The building collapsed at around 3:40 am. A team of fire brigade and police are also working at the spot.


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