Mumbai building collapse: Narendra Modi expresses anguish over loss of lives, says authorities are working on rescue operations

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday expressed anguish over the death of 4 people after a building collapsed in Mumbai.

Press Trust of India July 16, 2019 18:25:47 IST
Mumbai building collapse: Narendra Modi expresses anguish over loss of lives, says authorities are working on rescue operations
  • rime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday expressed anguish over the death of 4 people after a building collapsed in Mumbai

  • He said the state government and the National Disaster Response Force are working on rescue operations

  • At least 4 persons were killed after a four-storey residential building collapsed in south Mumbai's congested Dongri area on Tuesday

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday expressed anguish over the death of 4 people after a building collapsed in Mumbai.

He said the state government and the National Disaster Response Force are working on rescue operations.

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"Collapse of a building in Mumbai's Dongri is anguishing. My condolences to the families of those who lost their lives. I hope the injured recover soon. Maharashtra government, NDRF and local authorities are working on rescue operations & assisting those in need," the Prime Minister's Office tweeted quoting Modi.

At least 4 persons were killed after a four-storey residential building collapsed in south Mumbai's congested Dongri area on Tuesday, trapping over 40 people under the debris, civic officials said.

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