Wall collapse claims 5 lives in Mumbai
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Last Updated: Sunday, September 04, 2011, 00:43
Mumbai: Five teenagers were on Saturday killed after a compound wall collapsed in Sewree in South Mumbai following incessant rains in the metropolis.

The incident took place around 2.30 PM when the Jubilee Mill compound wall at T J Road collapsed killing the youngsters, officials from disaster management cell of the Brihnamumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said.

The deceased have been identified as Sayeed Ali Shaha (11), Noor Mohammed Shaha (18), Ghulam Moinuddin Majiula Khan (12), Adnan Hasan (12) and Shaufiq Sheikh (17).

According to officials, the city area recorded 17.3 mm of rainfall while the eastern and western suburbs received 22 and 23 mm of rainfall respectively.

Meanwhile, two-three incidents of tree collapse have been reported from across the city, officials said. However, there were no causalities.


First Published: Sunday, September 04, 2011, 00:43

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