Portion of five-storey building collapses in south Mumbai
June 30, 2022  17:16
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More rain in Mumbai = Building collapses.
A portion of a five-storey residential building collapsed in Kalbadevi area of south Mumbai on Thursday, and at least 60 to 70 people were evacuated safely from the structure, a fire brigade official said. 

The incident took place around 2 pm in Badamwadi area of Kalbadevi, a densely populated locality in the city, the official said. 

"A portion of a cessed MHADA building collapsed in the afternoon. There is no report of any injury so far," an official from the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation said. At least 60 to 70 people were evacuated safely from the premises before the collapse," he said. 

 Five fire engines were pressed into service and the work of clearing the debris was underway, he said. 

Janak Sanghavi, a former corporator from the area, said the building Janak Bhuvan was undergoing repairs at the time of the incident. Residents of the building were rescued before a portion of the structure collapsed, as the plaster of the building was falling, he said.
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