September 23, 2020

17 damage as constructing collapses in Maharashtra; 70 feared trapped

MUMBAI: Seventeen individuals had been injured after a five-storeyed residential constructing collapsed in Maharashtra‘s Raigad district on Monday, police mentioned.

Round 70 individuals are feared trapped within the particles after the constructing, which was round 10 years outdated, collapsed at Kajalpura in Mahad tehsil round 7 pm, an official mentioned.

There have been round 45 flats within the constructing, the official mentioned, including 25 individuals have been rescued and shifted to an area hospital at Mahad, which is round 170 km from Mumbai.

Groups of Nationwide Catastrophe Response Pressure (NDRF) have been moved to the spot for rescue operations.

Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray spoke to the district officers and requested them to expedite the rescue and aid work, one other official mentioned.

A viral video of the collapse confirmed a plume of mud rising from the place the constructing had stood.

One other movies confirmed police attempting to regulate a number of onlookers gathered on the collapse website.