World Collapse of a building in India: the official toll rises to 20 dead

13:25  22 september  2020
13:25  22 september  2020 Source:   ouest-france.fr

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In the day since a building crumbled in the Indian state of Maharashtra near Mumbai, the death toll in the incident has risen to 20 . The incident occurred in Bhiwandi, a city of over 700 thousand people approximately 15 km away from Mumbai. Around 20 -25 people are still feared trapped under the

De nombreux secours opèrent devant l’immeuble qui s’est effondré à Bombay © REUTERS Numerous rescuers operate in front of the building which collapsed in Bombay

The search continues on Tuesday to discover possible survivors in the ruins of the building in Bhiwandi, near Bombay.

's death toll from the collapse of a three-story residential building on Monday in western India rose to 20 dead and more bodies are expected to be found in the rubble, said on Tuesday September 22, 2020 officials.

The search continued to find possible survivors in the ruins of the building in Bhiwandi, near Bombay. On Monday, rescuers from the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) were able to extract alive 20 people including two boys aged four and seven.

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Bhiwandi (Maharashtra) [ India ], September 22 (ANI): The death toll in the Bhiwandi building collapse in Maharastra has risen to 20 , the Thane Municipal Corporation informed on Tuesday.

The death toll from the building collapse in Maharashtra’s Bhiwandi rose to 20 on Tuesday morning even as rescuers scrambled to look for more survivors. Here is what we know so far: • A 36-year-old Jilani building in Bhiwandi collapsed in the early hours of Monday morning. • 20 people have died so


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- ѕαtчα prαdhαn सत्य नारायण प्रधान ସତ୍ଯପ୍ରଧାନ- sat1 September DG2 NDRF, @ X 2020 expected A spokesperson for the NDRF explained to journalists that rescue teams, aided by sniffer dogs, simultaneously found twenty bodies in the cement and brick debris of the building which collapsed Monday before the dawn, around 3:40 a.m. (local time).

NDRF chief executive Satya Narayan Pradhan said on Twitter that he expected an even heavier toll with "more (bodies) under the rubble".

The causes of the accident were not immediately known. Building collapses are relatively common in India between June and September, during the monsoon season, with intense rainfall sometimes weakening structures.

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