Bodies of 11 Thane victims handed over to families



Malda (WB): Bodies of 11 victims of Thane building collapse were brought here today and handed over to their families in different villages of Kalichak block II of the district.

The bodies were brought in body bags by road from Kolkata, where they were flown down yesterday, official sources said adding a pall of gloom descended on the area after their arrival.

Later, Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare A H Khan Chowdhury visited the bereaved families and condoled the deaths.

The 11 were among the 74 who died in the building collapse in Shil Phata area of Thane district in Maharashtra on Thursday.

PTI