One dead, another injured in Mumbai's Sakinaka after wall of house collapses in Chandivali farm, says BMC official

  • One person died, while another was injured after a wall collapsed here on Friday afternoon, a civic official said

  • The incident took place in a`chawl' (old-style tenements) at Chandivali farm in suburban Sakinaka where the wall of a house caved in at around 12.15 pm

  • 'Fire brigade took out two people from the debris of the wall...the rescue work is still going on,' said an official of the BMC's Disaster Management Cell

Mumbai: One person died, while another was injured after a wall collapsed here on Friday afternoon, a civic official said. The incident took place in a `chawl' (old-style tenements) at Chandivali farm in suburban Sakinaka where the wall of a house caved in at around 12.15 pm, said the official of the BMC's Disaster Management Cell.

"Fire brigade took out two people from the debris of the wall. One of them, Chandrakant Munnappa Shetty (40), was taken to civic-run Rajawadi Hospital, where he was declared brought dead. The other victim, Sandeep Kadam (35), was injured and recuperating in a private hospital," the official said. The rescue work was still going on, he added.

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Updated Date: Aug 02, 2019 18:34:40 IST