To the rescue in Thane

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Rescue workers carry a child who survived the building collapse in Thane. (Reuters)

Rescue workers carry a child who survived the building collapse in Thane. (Reuters)

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Rescue workers look for trapped people within the debris of the collapsed building in Thane that has claimed 30 lives till now. (AP)

Rescue workers look for trapped people within the debris of the collapsed building in Thane that has claimed 30 lives till now. (AP)

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People crowd around the collapsed building as rescuers carry out search operation. The injured have been shifted to various hospitals in the city. HT/Praful Gangurde

People crowd around the collapsed building as rescuers carry out search operation. The injured have been shifted to various hospitals in the city. HT/Praful Gangurde

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Rescuers carry a survivor from what was left of a Thane building that collapsed at 6:30 pm on Thursday. They expect to find more injured trapped within the pile of debris. (Reuters)

Rescuers carry a survivor from what was left of a Thane building that collapsed at 6:30 pm on Thursday. They expect to find more injured trapped within the pile of debris. (Reuters)

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People help fire brigade personnel in the rescue operation. Officials said at least 80 people were present in the building at the time of the incident. HT/Praful Gangurde

People help fire brigade personnel in the rescue operation. Officials said at least 80 people were present in the building at the time of the incident. HT/Praful Gangurde

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Fire brigade personnel search for survivors with the help of locals. Officials said several persons could still be trapped under the debris. PTI

Fire brigade personnel search for survivors with the help of locals. Officials said several persons could still be trapped under the debris. PTI

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Rescuers look for survivors in the debris of the building. The seven-storey building in Shil Dhaigar locality was unauthorised, civic officials said, adding that it was occupied up to at least the fourth floor. PTI

Rescuers look for survivors in the debris of the building. The seven-storey building in Shil Dhaigar locality was unauthorised, civic officials said, adding that it was occupied up to at least the fourth floor. PTI

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Heart rendering pictures emerge from the scene of the building collapse in Thane, as such survivors are rushed to the hospital. (PTI)

Heart rendering pictures emerge from the scene of the building collapse in Thane, as such survivors are rushed to the hospital. (PTI)

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Rescue workers carry an injured to the hospital after a residential building collapsed in Thane. The building crumbled around 6.30pm in the Shil Dhaigar area. PTI

Rescue workers carry an injured to the hospital after a residential building collapsed in Thane. The building crumbled around 6.30pm in the Shil Dhaigar area. PTI

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Locals help fire brigade personnel in the rescue operation. Disaster control department official said apart from the over 40 victims rescued many more were suspected to be trapped under the debris. PTI

Locals help fire brigade personnel in the rescue operation. Disaster control department official said apart from the over 40 victims rescued many more were suspected to be trapped under the debris. PTI

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Fire brigade personnel rescue people from a building which collapsed in Thane. More than 10 persons, including a pregnant woman, were killed and twenty others injured when an under-construction building collapsed in Shil Phata area. PTI

Fire brigade personnel rescue people from a building which collapsed in Thane. More than 10 persons, including a pregnant woman, were killed and twenty others injured when an under-construction building collapsed in Shil Phata area. PTI

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Rescuers look for survivors in the debris of the collapsed building. Municipal commissioner RA Rajeev and district collector P Velarasu were supervising the relief operations. HT/Praful Gangurde

Rescuers look for survivors in the debris of the collapsed building. Municipal commissioner RA Rajeev and district collector P Velarasu were supervising the relief operations. HT/Praful Gangurde

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