3 storey building collapses in Kamathipura, 3 dead

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The collapsed building at Kamathipura

On Saturday afternoon, a three storey building collapsed in Mumbai’s Kamathipura area.

The building, located at 14th lane, Kamathipura collapsed around 2:15 pm after a ground floor wall gave in. So far, three confirmed deaths have been reported.

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The local helping in rescuing the ones trapped in the debris

Fire officials have managed to rescue over a dozen people. But, more are believed to be trapped in the debris.

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Fire officials’ rescue operation underway

Out of the ones who were rescued, nine have been rushed to the hospital. Three of them are in a critical condition. A BMC official confirmed that seven people have been admitted to JJ Hospital and two have been admitted to Nair Hospital.

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A JCB trying to clear the debris

Five fire engines are on the stop and rescue operations are currently underway under the supervision of DCP S Jaykumar.

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