Mumbai: At least ten people died in a three-story building collapsed in the Patel Compound area here on Monday morning.
The accident occurred at around 3:40 am. Five people were also injured. A rescue operation by the NDRF (National Disaster Response Force) is going on at the site of a building collapse in Bhiwandi, Thane.
#UPDATE Maharashtra: Death toll rises to 10 in the building collapse incident in Bhiwandi, Thane which took place earlier today.
Rescue operation by NDRF (National Disaster Response Force) still underway. pic.twitter.com/MXHBlJQWWg
— ANI (@ANI) September 21, 2020
According to the NDRF, the estimated number of people stranded at the site is between 25 and 30. This number may change as rescue operations continue.
“The NDRF has previously stated that more than 20 people were rescued by locals.”