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Maharashtra: 5 killed, two injured as old building collapses in Amravati
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Maharashtra: 5 killed, two injured as old building collapses in Amravati

Most of the tenements in the building were vacant as its residents had already shifted. There were five shops on the ground floor, and some interior work was going on in one of the units selling bags, an official said

Mumbai: Part of building collapses on some vehicles during its demolition, nobody injured
India

Mumbai: Part of building collapses on some vehicles during its demolition, nobody injured

A fire brigade team and some police personnel are present at the spot, the official said

Four-storey building collapses in Himachal Pradesh's Shimla: Watch
India

Four-storey building collapses in Himachal Pradesh's Shimla: Watch

A branch of UCO Bank, a dhaba, a bar and some other business establishments were located in the building

Mumbai building collapse: Police book flat owners who rented homes in Kurla complex
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Mumbai building collapse: Police book flat owners who rented homes in Kurla complex

At least 19 people were killed when a 3-storey building collapsed on Monday. BMC officials said that the residents of the building, constructed in 1973, had agreed to carry out repairs, but apparently, no repairs were carried out

Mumbai: Toll in four-storey building collapse in Kurla rises to three, around eight feared trapped under debris
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Mumbai: Toll in four-storey building collapse in Kurla rises to three, around eight feared trapped under debris

BMC Commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal said that four people were admitted to a hospital, while nine people were discharged after primary treatment

Mumbai: One dead, several others trapped under debris in Kurla's four-storey building collapse
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Mumbai: One dead, several others trapped under debris in Kurla's four-storey building collapse

So far, 12 people have been rescued and 10 more are feared trapped. BMC said that the building has been dilapidated and since 2013 notices were given to first repair and then demolish the building

Mumbai: Several feared trapped after four-storey building collapses in Kurla, rescue operation underway
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Mumbai: Several feared trapped after four-storey building collapses in Kurla, rescue operation underway

The incident took place in Kurla's Naik Nagar Society, where a wing of the building collapsed around midnight, official from fire brigade department said, adding that the connected wing was likely to collapse

Mumbai: One dead, 18 injured after ground plus two storey building collapses in West Bandra's Shastri Nagar
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Mumbai: One dead, 18 injured after ground plus two storey building collapses in West Bandra's Shastri Nagar

According to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), the ground plus two (G+2) structure collapsed shortly after midnight. Few people were still believed to be under the rubble

Delhi: One killed, 2 injured as part of under construction building collapses in Mundka
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Delhi: One killed, 2 injured as part of under construction building collapses in Mundka

The incident comes days after 27 people were killed when a commercial building caught fire in the Mundka area

Ukraine crisis: 44 dead found from building collapse in March, say officials
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Ukraine crisis: 44 dead found from building collapse in March, say officials

Izyum is an eastern Ukrainian city that Russia has been holding as a key front-line node

Two more survivors pulled from collapsed building in China, dozens feared missing
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Two more survivors pulled from collapsed building in China, dozens feared missing

There are now 16 people believed to remain trapped, according to authorities, while no contact has been made with nearly 40 others

Under-construction building collapses in Delhi's Satya Niketan, five workers feared trapped
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Under-construction building collapses in Delhi's Satya Niketan, five workers feared trapped

In recent times, the Delhi-NCR region has experienced several instances of building collapse

Gurugram building collapse: From structural audits, concrete quality checks to safety norms, here's what homeowners should keep in mind
India

Gurugram building collapse: From structural audits, concrete quality checks to safety norms, here's what homeowners should keep in mind

The ceiling of a sixth-floor Gurugram apartment, where renovation work was underway, collapsed, causing the floors underneath the flat to cave in. The collapse highlighted the potential risks of moving into a property, whether old or new

What caused Miami building collapse? Theories abound as rescuers race to find 159 missing
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What caused Miami building collapse? Theories abound as rescuers race to find 159 missing

From sinkholes to concrete-weakening saltwater intrusion, theories abound on what caused the Miami beachside condominium tower to collapse with no warning

Whom to contact when a building collapses in Mumbai? Check helpline numbers and other information here
India

Whom to contact when a building collapses in Mumbai? Check helpline numbers and other information here

The MHADA, who completed their pre-monsoon survey of the Cess building of Mumbai declared 21 buildings as extremely dangerous. On the list of 21 dangerous buildings, 10 were there in last year's list of dangerous buildings too.

Raigad building collapse: 4-year-old boy found alive under rubble next to dead mother; toll rises to 12
India

Raigad building collapse: 4-year-old boy found alive under rubble next to dead mother; toll rises to 12

The police on Tuesday booked the builder of the Tariq Garden building in Mahad for negligence and culpable homicide as authorities race against time to rescue eight residents still feared trapped in the rubble

Mumbai building collapse: After 2-hour rescue op, 10-year-old Mahi Motvani declared brought dead at Lilavati; key updates
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Mumbai building collapse: After 2-hour rescue op, 10-year-old Mahi Motvani declared brought dead at Lilavati; key updates

Mumbai building collapse updates: A 10-year-old girl, who was trapped in a collapsed building in Khar, Mumbai was declared brought dead to Lilavati Hospital. NDRF, fire brigade and police teams rescued 23 others, two of who sustained injuries.

Building collapse in Mumbai's Khar: 10-year-old Mahi Motvani declared brought dead at Lilavati Hospital after 2-hour-long rescue op
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Building collapse in Mumbai's Khar: 10-year-old Mahi Motvani declared brought dead at Lilavati Hospital after 2-hour-long rescue op

A 10-year-old was killed after a five-storey building in Mumbai's Khar area partially collapsed on Tuesday afternoon. The victim, Mahi Motvani, was rescued by the Mumbai Police and the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) after being stuck under the debris for about two hours.

Two killed and three injured after four-storey building collapses in Delhi's Seelampur area; NDRF concludes rescue ops
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Two killed and three injured after four-storey building collapses in Delhi's Seelampur area; NDRF concludes rescue ops

Two people lost their lives while three others were injured in the building collapse in Seelampur area of North-East Delhi, National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) Inspector Balwan said on Tuesday.

Labourer dead, 2 injured after dilapidated building collapses during demolition in Mumbai's Masjid Bunder area
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Labourer dead, 2 injured after dilapidated building collapses during demolition in Mumbai's Masjid Bunder area

A labourer died when a building under the jurisdiction of the Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority collapsed during demolition