Mumbai building collapse in pics: Rescue work on, family members wait for news
The rescue operation at the spot in Ghatkopar is still onmumbai Updated: Jul 25, 2017 16:08 IST
A four-storey building at Damodar Park on Lal Bahadur Shastri Marg in Mumbai’s Ghatkopar, Sai Darshan, collapsed on Tuesday, civic officials said.
According to sources, a nursing home was being run on the ground floor of the building.
Building was not in the C1 category building – extremely dangerous that needs immediate redevelopment, say BMC sources
A woman in the neighbouring building raised alarm, as she saw the building shaking
Locals residents said the building started to shake as construction work was underway on the ground floor. Labourers had a lucky escape
Residents of nearby Shanti nagar say they heard a loud thud. Within seconds, the two wings collapsed.
Road at Sanghani Junction, Ghatkopar is shut. Traffic from LBS Road will be diverted on the eastern express highway.
The four dead have been identified as Ranjan Shah, Sulochana Khalchandani, Divya Ajmera and Amruta Thak
So far, 12 people rescued, including 4 men and 8 women.
First Published: Jul 25, 2017 15:13 IST