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At Least Eight Dead In Mumbai Building Collapse, Several Feared Trapped - Reports

At Least Eight Dead In Mumbai Building Collapse, Several Feared Trapped - Reports

A threestorey residential building on the outskirts of Mumbai collapsed early on Monday killing at least eight people, local reports said.

NEW DELHI: A three-storey residential building on the outskirts of Mumbai collapsed early on Monday killing at least eight people, local reports said.

A further 20-25 people were reported to be trapped in the building in Bhiwandi, Satya Pradhan, the chief of the National Disaster Response Force, said in a tweet. He said rescue teams were en route.

Television showed pictures of rubble and a rescue dog running through it. Reuters partner ANI quoted the spokesman of Bhiwandi municipal corporation as saying eight people were dead.

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