Thane building collapse; four dead, over 50 feared trapped

At least four people died after a multi-storey building collapsed on late Tuesday night in Thane.

Thane: At least four people died after a multi-storey building collapsed on late Tuesday night in Thane.

Reports say that at least 20 families are feared trapped in the debris of the building that collapsed in Thakurli town here.

The incident occurred around 10.15 pm when the tenement, Matrukrupa, in Cholegaon area of the town suddenly collapsed.

Ten people were rescued from the debris of the three-decade old building.

Eight fire engines have been rushed to the spot.

Heavy rains hampered relief and rescue efforts and top police and civilian officials were present on the spot.

(With agency inputs)

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