Buildings collapse in heavy rain in India’s Mumbai, killing six

Buildings collapse in heavy rain in India’s Mumbai, killing six

Heavy rains lashed Mumbai which caused the collapse of a building, killing six people and injuring several. The dilapidated building was home to five to six families who stayed on after residents were advised to evacuate as it was under repairs. Two people were declared dead on Thursday evening, while another four more bodies were recovered in the night, confirmed the fire and police officials.

Milan
Milan
Chris
Chris 3 weeks

Terrible tragedy. The paradox for the government there is really this - some of the houses are deemed too dangerous to live in - yet people reside there because of an extreme shortage of accommodation in the city. Wonder if there is ever going to be any work around to this.

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