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Thane building collapse: 20 families feared trapped in the debris

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Thane (Maharashtra): Four people died after a two-storey building collapsed in Thakurli town in Thane district, officials said on Wednesday.

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Photo Credit: @ANI_news

At least 12 fire engines have been rushed to the spot and 15 people were pulled out of the rubble of the three-decade old structure that collapsed late Tuesday.

The incident occurred around 10.15 p.m. on Tuesday night when the tenement, Matrukrupa, collapsed in Cholegaon area of the town.

At least 20 families residing in the structure are feared trapped in the debris.

Heavy rains, narrow approach and power breakdown hampered relief and rescue efforts. Top police and civilian officials were present on the spot.

(IANS)

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11 killed and seven injured in Thane building crash

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Thane: At least 11 people were killed and another seven injured when a 50 year old residential building crashed here in Maharashtra on Tuesday, officials said.

Photo Credit: India Today
Photo Credit: India Today

The four-storey building, Krishna Nivas, crashed around 2.30 a.m. when the residents were asleep.

Thane Collector Ashwini Joshi and Guardian Minister Eknath Shinde rushed to the site to supervise relief operations.

The fire brigade, the National Disaster Response Force, and other agencies are engaged in clearing the debris and rescuing the trapped and injured.

(with inputs from IANS)