Mumbai building collapse in pics: Rescue work on, family members wait for news
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Mumbai building collapse in pics: Rescue work on, family members wait for news

The rescue operation at the spot in Ghatkopar is still on

mumbai Updated: Jul 25, 2017 16:08 IST
HT Correspondent
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Hindustan Times
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The rescued being taken to hospital.(HT)

A four-storey building at Damodar Park on Lal Bahadur Shastri Marg in Mumbai’s Ghatkopar, Sai Darshan, collapsed on Tuesday, civic officials said.

The rescue work in progress (HT)

According to sources, a nursing home was being run on the ground floor of the building.

A board showing the name of the injured in hospital. (HT)

Building was not in the C1 category building – extremely dangerous that needs immediate redevelopment, say BMC sources

Around 40 people are feared trapped. (HT)

A woman in the neighbouring building raised alarm, as she saw the building shaking

People wait for news near the site. (HT)

Locals residents said the building started to shake as construction work was underway on the ground floor. Labourers had a lucky escape

The building was 30 years old. (HT)

Residents of nearby Shanti nagar say they heard a loud thud. Within seconds, the two wings collapsed.

The NDRF team at work. (Satish Bate/HT)

Road at Sanghani Junction, Ghatkopar is shut. Traffic from LBS Road will be diverted on the eastern express highway.

Sniffer dogs at the spot. (SATISH BATE/HT)

The four dead have been identified as Ranjan Shah, Sulochana Khalchandani, Divya Ajmera and Amruta Thak

Relatives of one of the deceased. (Praful Gangurde)

So far, 12 people rescued, including 4 men and 8 women.

First Published: Jul 25, 2017 15:13 IST