India building collapse death toll climbs to 20

India building collapse death toll climbs to 20

International Deskdaily-bangladesh.com

Published: 20:31 22 September 2020   Updated: 20:32 22 September 2020

Photo: Collected

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The death toll from a three-story building collapsed in the Bhiwandi area of India’s Mumbai has climbed to 20, according to the police.

The accident took place on Monday morning, NDTV quoted the Thane Municipal Corporation as saying, ten people have died, and we have rescued 11 people alive.

According to the report, the accident took place around 3:45 am local time on Monday. The country’s National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and fire service then arrived and launched a rescue operation.

The NDRF said locals had rescued about 20 people. However, according to preliminary information, it is feared that more people are still trapped under the rubble.

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