Mumbai: After huge disruption due to heavy rainfall in the city more than 18 people have lost their lives at Malad East, in Mumbai, early morning. The incident took place at Kurar village, Pimparipada- Malad East.
Meanwhile, Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut denied any responsibility of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) behind this incident.
Sanjay Raut said that it was not a BMC failure, it was an accident because of heavy rainfall.
“There are several illegal constructions in Mumbai & BMC has nothing to do with it,” said Raut.
At Kalyan, 40 km away from Mumbai, at least three people were killed and one injured after wall collapsing around midnight. The wall of National Urdu School, situated in front of Durgadi Fort in Kalyan (West), collapsed in nearby huts due to the death of two women and three-year-old boys. A 16-year-old girl was injured in the accident.
Meanwhile, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadanvis visited the Shatabdi Hospital to meet the people injured in the wall collapse incident.
— CMO Maharashtra (@CMOMaharashtra) July 2, 2019
“Pained to know about the loss of lives in Malad Wall Collapse incidence. My thoughts are with families who lost loved ones & prayers for a speedy recovery of injured. Rs 5 lakh will be given to the kin of deceased,” tweeted Maharashtra CM.
Pained to know about the loss of lives in Malad Wall Collapse incidence. My thoughts are with families who lost loved ones & prayers for speedy recovery of injured.
₹5 lakh will be given to the kin of deceased.#MumbaiRains
— Devendra Fadnavis (@Dev_Fadnavis) July 2, 2019