2 Killed After Ceiling Slab From 20-Yr-Outdated Constructing Collapses In Mumbai

The constructing was authorized and had all of the requisite permits, a civic official stated.


Two individuals have been killed and 6 others injured when the slab of a 20-year-old residential constructing collapsed in Nerul space of Navi Mumbai, fireplace brigade officers stated on Thursday.

The third flooring ceiling slab of the four-storey Tulsi Bhavan constructing situated at Shirsole in Nerul collapsed at round 8.50 pm on Wednesday, they stated.

The slab got here crashing down on the second and first flooring, killing a labourer and one other particular person, divisional fireplace officer Purushottam Jadhav stated.

The constructing has 4 wings and the slab collapsed in its ‘B’ wing, he stated.

Some civil work was underway on the third flooring when the slab collapsed, stated one other fireplace official.

The constructing has a tailoring store on the bottom flooring and the shopkeeper closed the outlet and left the place a couple of minutes earlier than the incident, he stated.

One of many them has been recognized as Babaji Shingade, Jadhav stated.

The injured individuals have been admitted to an area hospital, he stated.

The constructing has been evacuated and the occupants at present lodged on the Ahilyabai Holkar Samaj Mandir corridor in Nerul, the official stated.

After being alerted, fireplace engines from Nerul and Vashi together with the catastrophe administration crew rushed to the spot and carried out rescue operations and later cleared the particles.

Navi Mumbai Municipal Commissioner Rajesh Narvekar and different senior officers additionally reached the spot to oversee the rescue and aid operations.

The constructing was authorized and had all of the requisite permits, one other civic official stated.

The our bodies have been despatched to a authorities hospital for postmortem.

Native police have as of now registered a case of unintentional dying, Jadhav stated.

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