Six killed as building collapses in Mumbai

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).

PTI



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

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