At least eight people have died after a three-storeyed building collapsed in Bhiwandi near Mumbai early this morning.
As per the initial information, five people have been rescued by the locals.
“The number of deaths have risen to eight in Bhiwandi building collapse incident. Five more people have been rescued,” Thane Municipal Corporation PRO was quoted as saying by news agency ANI.
At least 20-25 people are feared to be trapped, ANI reported citing the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF). A team of NDRF is carrying out rescue efforts.
More details awaited.
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