2-year-old girl, father killed after wall collapses on house in Nerul
A 32-year-old man and his two-year-old daughter were killed after a wall of an under-construction building collapsed on their house in Nerul early on Tuesday.
The victim’s wife, Ranjana, 26, and seven-year-old son Sangharatna also suffered injuries.
Mahendra Khandare, wife and children were sleeping in their chawl at Karave village. Around 6am, a portion of a wall on the third floor of the building came crashing through their roof.
The police said the builder did not have permission to construct the four-storey building. “Khandare died on the spot. His daughter, Pari, was taken to NMMC hospital in Vashi, but she, too, died succumbed to her injuries,” said Vishnu Redkar, senior inspector, NRI police station.
Ranjana and Sangharatna are undergoing treatment at DY Patil hospital. “Ranjana has suffered severe injuries on her head and hands. The boy’s condition is stable,” said a doctor requesting anonymity.
“We have arrested the contractor of the building, Pankaj Skidar, 45,” said Redkar.
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