Two killed in Mumbai building collapse

Mumbai: Two people were killed and one person was injured when a portion of an old building collapsed in a congested locality on Friday, officials said.

According to disaster control officials, a slab of Khatija Manzil on Mohammed Ali Road collapsed around 4.45 pm, killing Imtiaz Siddiqui, 26, and Baleshwar Mahato, 27.

Image used for representation. PTI

Image used for representation. PTI

Around 3 pm, a crack was noticed developing in the building and by 4.30 p.m., most residents were evacuated. Shortly thereafter, the building collapsed.

No information is available on whether any person is trapped under the debris.

IANS


Updated Date: Feb 15, 2013 23:06 PM

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