Thane: Eight individuals have been killed and round 20 have been feared trapped after a three-storeyed constructing collapsed in Maharashtra’s Bhiwandi city, police mentioned.
The constructing caved in early on Monday, police mentioned, including search and rescue operations are underway.
A civic official advised PTI that the constructing, located at Patel compound of Narpoli close to Dhamankar Naka, collapsed at 3.40 AM, whereas the residents have been asleep.
He mentioned round 20 occupants of the constructing have been feared trapped within the particles of the collapsed constructing.
A crew of NRDF has rushed to the scene, he mentioned.
#WATCH Maharashtra: Rescue operation by NDRF (Nationwide Catastrophe Response Pressure) underway on the website of constructing collapse in Bhiwandi, Thane.
Eight folks have misplaced their lives within the incident which occurred earlier at this time. pic.twitter.com/dFvXwhHPH3
— ANI (@ANI) September 21, 2020
Rescue personnel have pulled out a toddler from the particles and he has been rushed to a close-by hospital, he mentioned.
Constructing Collapse In Maharashtra: A number of Feared Trapped, Rescue Underway