Mahad building collapse, rescue operation in progress

IANS
Monday, 24 August 2020

The residential building, situated in Kajalpura area, had around 45 flats where nearly 100 people lived. It collapsed around 7 pm, said an official posted at Raigad Superintendent of Police's office, some 170 km south of Mumbai.
 

The residential building, situated in Kajalpura area, had around 45 flats where nearly 100 people lived. It collapsed around 7 pm, said an official posted at Raigad Superintendent of Police's office, some 170 km south of Mumbai.

Rescue teams with specialised equipment were rushed to spot to look for survivors buried under the debris.

ANI quoted minister Aditi S Tatkare as saying, "so far 15 people have been rescued from the site." "3 floors of a 5-storey building collapsed in Mahad of Raigad district; over 200 people are feared trapped," she added.

Three NDRF (National Disaster Response Force) teams have been rushed to the spot for the rescue operation.
 

 

 

 

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