Seven dead after building collpased in Mumbai’s Govandi area


Incessant rains brought down a building in Mumbai's Govandi area, killing 7, said police officials. According to reports, ground plus one storey residential structure has collapsed at Shivaji Nagar in Govandi on Friday morning at 4.58 am.

"Seven people died, three injured after a building collapsed in the Govandi area of Mumbai," the Mumbai Police said. The injured were sent to Rajawadi hospital and Sion hospital. Among the injured sent to Rajawadi hospital,

"Seven fire engines and one rescue van of the fire brigade, and personnel of the police as well as other agencies reached the spot and launched a search and rescue operation," the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) official said.

Further details about the incident are awaited.