Malad wall collapse: Toll rises to 31 as 50-year-old woman undergoing treatment in Cooper hospital succumbs to injuries

The compound wall of Malad MCGM Reservoir at Pimpripada had collapsed in the wee hours of 2 July due to heavy rainfall.

Asian News International July 21, 2019 12:42:57 IST
Malad wall collapse: Toll rises to 31 as 50-year-old woman undergoing treatment in Cooper hospital succumbs to injuries
  • The death toll in Malad wall collapse incident touched 31 on Saturday after an injured woman succumbed to injuries

  • The 50-year-old woman who has been identified as Basanti Kishor Sharma passed away today while undergoing treatment at Cooper hospital

  • The compound wall of Malad MCGM Reservoir at Pimpripada had collapsed in the wee hours of 2 July due to heavy rainfall

Mumbai: The death toll in Malad wall collapse incident touched 31 on Saturday after an injured woman succumbed to injuries. The 50-year-old woman who has been identified as Basanti Kishor Sharma passed away today while undergoing treatment at Cooper hospital, according to Assistant Medical Officer (AMO) Dr. Walake.

Malad wall collapse Toll rises to 31 as 50yearold woman undergoing treatment in Cooper hospital succumbs to injuries

The site of the wall collapse at Pimpripada, Malad. Twitter/ @ANI

The compound wall of Malad MCGM Reservoir at Pimpripada had collapsed in the wee hours of 2 July due to heavy rainfall.

On the day of the incident, Additional Municipal Commissioner of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), Ashwini Joshi, had said that Maharashtra government will provide Rs 5 lakh as compensation to the families of the people killed in rain-related incidents while the BMC too will pitch in a similar amount.

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and state minister for Urban Development Yogesh Sagar had visited one of the hospitals where the injured were being treated. Also, a high-level probe was ordered by the Chief Minister into the wall collapse incident.

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