Unauthorised building collapses in Thane, at least ten dead

Last Updated: Friday, April 5, 2013 - 00:51

Zeenews Bureau

Thane: An under-construction building collapsed in Thane on Thursday killing at least ten people, including a pregnant woman and injuring more than 55. The incident happened at around 6:30 pm.

The building was in Shil Dhaigar locality of Thane and was occupied up to at least the fourth floor.
A massive rescue operation was underway, and by late night, ten bodies had been recovered from the debris. The victims were yet to be identified, officials said.

Municipal Commissioner RA Rajeev and District Collector P Velarasu were supervising the relief operations.

The injured have been shifted to various hospitals in the city.

With PTI inputs

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First Published: Thursday, April 4, 2013 - 19:14

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