7 dead, dozens feared trapped in Mumbai building collapse

Mumbai Building Collapsed

At least seven people died and dozens were feared trapped when a building collapsed in India’s financial capital of Mumbai Thursday, after days of heavy rain swamped the city. Rescuers using diggers sifted through the remains of the four-storey residential building which gave way around 08:40am in the densely populated area of Bhendi Bazaar. Rescue workers and residents look for survivors.— AFP It was the latest deadly housing collapse to strike the teeming metropolis — shining a spotlight on poor construction standards in the Asian country — and came after heavy rains…

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