Maharashtra, Bhiwandi Building Collapse: As many as 2 people have died, while five others are seriously injured after the 4-Storey building collapsed in Bhiwandi, on Friday night. The rescue operation took place after the police reached the spot. Also, it is being reported that the building was eight-year-old and constructed illegally. Commissioner of Bhiwandi-Nizampur Municipal Corporation Ashok Rankhamb said, “We had received a message that column of the building might dismantle. Our emergency team reached here and after examination, they found that the building might collapse”.
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While addressing media in the late-night he said, “We vacated the entire building but some people entered the building without permission. It was then the building collapsed. 4 people were rescued, of them, one died. It’s an 8-year-old building and was built illegally. The investigation will be done.” It was 4-storey building which was located in Shanti Nagar area of Bhiwandi in Maharashtra.
Meanwhile, the rescue operation is still underway as some are feared dead. This is not the first time, that a building has been collapsed. A month before, while Mumbai was dealing with a flood-like situation, there were several reports about the building collapse. More Details Awaited.