One hurt as part of dilapidated building collapses in Mumbai; police says situation under control

On Sunday, a portion of a three-storeyed dilapidated building collapsed at Dongri in South Mumbai, leaving one person injured, police said

PTI August 27, 2017 16:00:54 IST
One hurt as part of dilapidated building collapses in Mumbai; police says situation under control

Mumbai: On Sunday, a portion of a three-storeyed dilapidated building collapsed at Dongri in South Mumbai, leaving one person injured, police said.

One hurt as part of dilapidated building collapses in Mumbai police says situation under control

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The incident occurred Sunday afternoon at Nishanpada road, a senior police official said.

The building belongs to state-run Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA) and was vacant for the past few months, the official said, adding the injured was admitted to a local hospital.

Fire brigade and police personnel are on the spot, and the situation is under control, said Manojkumar Sharma, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Zone-I.

One person had died and two others injured when a six-storeyed building collapsed on Saturday while it was being demolished in suburban Sakinaka.

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