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WorldBuilding collapses in India; 3 dead, several feared trapped

14:20  16 july  2019
14:20  16 july  2019 Source:   msn.com

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Building collapses in India; 3 dead, several feared trapped© Provided by The Associated Press Rescuers work at the site of a building that collapsed in Mumbai, India, Tuesday, July 16, 2019. A four-story residential building collapsed Tuesday in a crowded neighborhood in Mumbai, India's financial and entertainment capital, and several people were feared trapped in the rubble, an official said. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)

MUMBAI, India (AP) — A four-story residential building collapsed Tuesday in Mumbai, India's financial and entertainment capital, killing at least three people, an official said. Rescuers were looking for several others feared trapped in the rubble.

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A woman is feared dead and several others are trapped under the debris as a three -storey residential building in North Delhi's Inderlok area collapsed on

A five-storey building has collapsed in South Mumbai trapping many inside. At least three bodies have been recovered from the rubble and 11 people pulled

Fire official Ashok Talpade said dozens of rescuers were at the site in Dongri, a crowded residential section of Mumbai, where they pulled out eight people alive and rushed them to a hospital. They included one child who was allowed to go home after being treated.

Building collapses in India; 3 dead, several feared trapped© Provided by The Associated Press Rescuers work at the site of a building that collapsed in Mumbai, India, Tuesday, July 16, 2019. A four-story residential building collapsed Tuesday in a crowded neighborhood in Mumbai, India's financial and entertainment capital, and several people were feared trapped in the rubble, an official said. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)

The building was located in a narrow lane in a congested area, making it difficult to send in earth-moving machines, Talpade said, adding that police were using sniffer dogs in their rescue operation.

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Three people have died after a six-storey building collapsed and fell on another building in Greater Noida near Delhi last night. NDTV is one of the leaders in the production and broadcasting of un-biased and comprehensive news and entertainment programmes in India and abroad.

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Building collapses in India; 3 dead, several feared trapped© Provided by The Associated Press Rescuers work at the site of a building that collapsed in Mumbai, India, Tuesday, July 16, 2019. A four-story residential building collapsed Tuesday in a crowded neighborhood in Mumbai, India's financial and entertainment capital, and several people were feared trapped in the rubble, an official said. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)

Television images showed people forming a human chain to remove the rubble using their hands.

The National Disaster Response Force said in a statement that rescuers found three bodies.

"The building crashed with a heavy sound and we thought there was an earthquake," a local resident told the New Delhi Television news channel.

Building collapses in India; 7 dead, several feared trapped

Building collapses in India; 7 dead, several feared trapped MUMBAI, India (AP) — A four-story residential building collapsed Tuesday in Mumbai, India's financial and entertainment capital, killing at least seven people, an official said. Rescuers were searching for several others feared trapped in the rubble. "The building crashed with a heavy sound and we thought there was an earthquake," a local resident told the New Delhi Television news channel. Fire official Ashok Talpade said dozens of rescuers were at the site in Dongri, a crowded residential section of Mumbai, and had pulled out nine survivors who were taken to a hospital. The survivors included a child was allowed to go home after being treated.

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Maharashtra state's top elected official, Devendra Fadanavis, told reporters that the building was nearly 100 years old and 15 families were living there.

Building collapses in India; 3 dead, several feared trapped© Provided by The Associated Press Rescuers work at the site of a building that collapsed in Mumbai, India, Tuesday, July 16, 2019. A four-story residential building collapsed Tuesday in a crowded neighborhood in Mumbai, India's financial and entertainment capital, and several people were feared trapped in the rubble, an official said. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)

Talpade said the families had been asked to vacate the dilapidated building some time ago but they continued to live there.

Waris Pathan, an opposition lawmaker, said the building was a death trap, with authorities saying they had no money to rebuild the structure.

Building collapses are common in India during the June-September monsoon season, when heavy rains weaken the foundations of structures that are poorly constructed. Mumbai was lashed by heavy rains early this month.

Building collapses in India; 3 dead, several feared trapped© Provided by The Associated Press Rescuers work at the site of a building that collapsed in Mumbai, India, Tuesday, July 16, 2019. A four-story residential building collapsed Tuesday in a crowded neighborhood in Mumbai, India's financial and entertainment capital, and several people were feared trapped in the rubble, an official said. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)

On Sunday, a three-story building collapsed in a hilly area in the northern Indian town of Solan following heavy rains, killing 14 people.

Building collapses in India; 3 dead, several feared trapped© Provided by The Associated Press Rescuers carry the body of a victim at the site of a building that collapsed in Mumbai, India, Tuesday, July 16, 2019. A four-story residential building collapsed Tuesday in a crowded neighborhood in Mumbai, India's financial and entertainment capital, and several people were feared trapped in the rubble, an official said. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)

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