A four-storey building collapsed in Naik Nagar, Kurla, Mumbai late on Monday night. One person has died after being buried in the debris. The civic body official said that the rescue operation is on. Fire brigade and police teams have reached the spot to rescue the people trapped under the debris. According to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), the condition of 7 people rescued from under the rubble is stable, with 20 to 25 people still trapped under the debris. Meanwhile, one more person has been rescued alive on Tuesday morning. NDRF Deputy Commandant Ashish Kumar says that there is no confirmation of how many people are still trapped. As per BMC's data last night, 7 people were rescued with 20-25 people likely to be trapped under the rubble.
#WATCH Four-storey building collapse in Kurla, Mumbai | 1 more rescued alive. Rescue operation on. No confirmation on how many people still trapped: Ashish Kumar, NDRF Deputy Commandant— ANI (@ANI) June 28, 2022
Total 8 people rescued so far, as per BMC pic.twitter.com/5X1WIPHTiT
Councilor Praveen Morajkar told media persons here, 'A four-storey building collapsed in Naik Nagar. The rescue operation is being carried out by the fire brigade team and the police. The councilor said, 'The condition of seven people rescued from under the rubble is stable. 20 to 25 people are likely to be buried under the debris. The rescue operation is on.Kurla, Mumbai | A 4-storey building collapses in Naik Nagar. Fire brigade team, police at the spot as rescue operation continuesAs per BMC, 7 people rescued from under debris are in stable condition; 20 to 25 likely to be trapped under the debris.
Maharashtra minister Aaditya Thackeray visited the spot and took stock of the situation. Aditya Thackeray said that so far 5 to 7 people have been evacuated, they have been taken to the hospital. All four buildings were given eviction notices but many people still live there. Our priority is to get the building vacated and the building demolished.