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Jul 17, 2019 10:27 AM IST | Source:

Mumbai building collapse LIVE: CM Fadnavis announces Rs 5 lakh for kin of deceased, Rs 50,000 for injured

A four-storey residential building collapsed in south Mumbai's congested Dongri area on July 16, trapping about 40 to 50 people under the debris.

  • Jul 17, 02:28 PM (IST)

    Visit to relative proves fatal for 2 siblings

    A visit by two relatives of a woman staying in the ill-fated building in Dongri ended on a tragic note as they got trapped under the debris after it collapsed and died, officials told PTI.

  • Jul 17, 10:27 AM (IST)

    JUST IN | Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has announced Rs 5 lakh for the next of kin of deceased and Rs 50,000 for the injured in the building collapse incident. The Government of Maharashtra will bear all medical expenses of the injured.

  • Jul 17, 08:45 AM (IST)

    UPDATE | Bodies of two minors recovered from under debris at building collapse site. (ANI)

  • Jul 17, 08:43 AM (IST)
  • Jul 17, 08:38 AM (IST)

    Local MLA Amin Patel will meet Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis in the afternoon to demand a hefty compensation and speedy rehabilitation for the victims. 
    The state government, has so far not announced compensation to the victims. (PTI)

  • Jul 17, 08:32 AM (IST)

    An official from the BMC disaster management cell said three more bodies had been recovered early on Wednesday morning and had been sent to a nearby hospital, and awaiting doctors report about them.
    "The death toll likely to up further," he said. (PTI)

  • Jul 17, 08:32 AM (IST)

    Mumbai fire brigade chief PS Rahangdale: 6 fire engines, 2 rescue vehicles, among others currently present on the site. Over 100 rescuers present. (CNN News18)

  • Jul 17, 08:18 AM (IST)

    In a statement, Mumbai fire brigade chief P S Rahangdale said two kids -- one aged between six-eight and the other aged about four -- were rescued from under the debris by the fire fighters.
    "Both kids were sent to Sir JJ hospital in 108 Ambulance, but they were declared dead," Rahangdale said, adding one fireman was also injured in the line of duty. (PTI)

  • Jul 17, 08:17 AM (IST)

    Sachidanand Gawde, the PRO of the NDRF battalion, said his team members had been told that there were few customers at an eatery situated in the ground floor and no one knew the exact numbers. "So our job is still left to rescue those men," he said.
    "It (search and rescue operations) will go on till the last piece of rubble is not removed from the spot," he said. (PTI)

  • Jul 17, 07:51 AM (IST)

    Death toll has risen to 14 in the Kesarbhai building collapse incident in Dongri, which occurred yesterday. Search and rescue operation is still underway. (ANI)

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