4 killed, 10 injured in Mumbai house collapse
Mumbai, July 23, 2021
At least four persons were killed and 10 others injured when a two-storeyed house crashed in Govandi suburb of northeast Mumbai, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Disaster Control said on Friday.
The incident happened around 5 a.m. when the house, located in Shivaji Nagar, collapsed, catching the victims unawares in sleep.
Teams of Mumbai Fire Brigade and other rescuers rushed to the spot and retrieved at least four bodies from the rubble and saved the others who were trapped even as intermittent rains hampered the rescue efforts.
The dead have been identified as Mukar Z. Shaikh, 80, and three women -- Shamshad Shaikh, 45, Neha Parvez Shaikh, 35 and Farhin Shaikh, 22.
The injured were rushed to the BMC's Sion and Rajawadi hospitals for treatment and their condition was described as stable.