A double-storey residential constructing collapsed on one other construction at a slum in suburban Mumbai late Wednesday evening, killing 9 and injuring a minimum of eight.
Many are nonetheless feared trapped below the particles and evacuation operations are underway, officers mentioned.
Mumbai civic physique BMC can be evacuating individuals from one other three-storey construction close by which is in a dilapidated situation, they mentioned.
Locals joined the search group and helped rescue the injured and transported them to a hospital in suburban Kandivali.
“17 injuries were reported, of which nine were brought dead. Eight are being treated for their injuries,” a physician from the hospital advised NDTV.
Based on the BMC catastrophe administration cell, the incident was reported round 11.10 pm on Wednesday.
The native police and hearth brigade officers are on the spot, finishing up rescue operations.