Mum: 5 killed in building slab collapse in Thane

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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