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Mumbai: Death toll in Malad wall collapse reaches 30

The death toll in the wall collapse in Pimpripada area of Mumbai's Malad East rose to 30 on Tuesday (July 10). 

Mumbai: Death toll in Malad wall collapse reaches 30

MUMBAI: The death toll in the wall collapse in Pimpripada area of Mumbai's Malad East rose to 30 on Tuesday (July 10). 

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Raju Prakash, who was critically injured in the incident died at KEM hospital at night. He was shifted to KEM Hospital from a government hospital in Malad three days ago. 
The tragic incident took place near a school in the Pimpripada area where the compound wall of of Malad MCGM Reservoir collapsed due to heavy rainfall. A total of 121 people were injured. 

Additional Municipal Commissioner of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), Ashwini Joshi, said that the state government will provide Rs 5 lakhs as compensation to the families of the people killed in rain-related incidents while the BMC too will pitch in a similar amount. 

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Minister of State for Urban Development Yogesh Sagar visited Shatabdi Hospital on Tuesday to meet the injured. A high-level probe has been ordered by the Chief Minister into the wall collapse incident.