Six killed as building collapses in Mumbai
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Last Updated: Wednesday, October 26, 2011, 10:19
Thane: Six women were killed and 20 others injured after a four-storeyed building collapsed at Bhiwandi town here.

The building at the Gautam Compound Navi Basti reportedly housed nearly a hundred families. Many others were feared trapped in the debris after it collapsed last night, police said.

It was originally a two storey building and two floors, possibly illegal, were built later, police said.

The rescue operation was supervised by district collector A L Jarhad, officials said.

The deceased were identified as Mashid Hakim Shaikh (23), Sahana Jaffar Shaikh (18), Mehbooba Shaikh (45), Sufali Shaikh (80), Safia Illias Shaikh (30) and Kalina Shaikh (22).


First Published: Wednesday, October 26, 2011, 10:19

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