Mum: 5 killed in building slab collapse in Thane
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Last Updated: Friday, September 23, 2011, 23:44
Thane: At least five persons were killed and five injured when a slab of a building collapsed at Bhayander in the adjoining Thane district on Friday evening, police said.

According to police, the third floor slab of Lata Apartments in Navghar of Bhayander sunk in today evening around 6.30 pm. However, names as well as exact number of the victims are yet to be known.

Sources said that at the time of incident, a private tuition for school students was in progress in the building

A rescue operation is being carried out by the fire brigade and police and district authorities have also rushed to the spot.

Police said that some more victims are still likely to be trapped under the debris.


First Published: Friday, September 23, 2011, 23:21

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