Articles about Building Collapse
A building collapse happens when a primary structural element fails, resulting in the whole structural failure. There are several reasons why buildings collapse, such as design inadequacy, natural calamities, faulty construction, and extraordinary loads.
11 Feb 2022India
One person died and at least two were feared trapped after the roof of a residential building in Gurugram's Sector 109 collapsed on Thursday evening.
23 Jul 2021Mumbai
At least four persons were killed and eight others injured after a single-story house collapsed in the Shivaji Nagar area of Govandi in eastern Mumbai early on Friday, a civic official said.
19 Jul 2021India
A worker died and six others were feared trapped after a three-story building collapsed in Haryana's Gurugram district on Sunday evening, officials said.
14 Jul 2021World
The death toll in the hotel collapse in China's Suzhou city raised to 17 on Wednesday as authorities ended the search.
13 Jul 2021World
Rescue workers were digging through the remains of a collapsed hotel in eastern China looking for any survivors of a disaster that has killed at least eight people and left nine missing, authorities said on Tuesday.
18 Jun 2021Mumbai
Three persons suffered minor injuries after a wall of a chawl at Ghatkopar, an eastern suburb of Mumbai, collapsed in the wee hours of Friday, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said.
10 Jun 2021Mumbai
Eight children and three adults were killed and seven others injured after two floors of a three-story building collapsed on an adjoining single-story house in the Malwani area of Mumbai.
21 Sep 2020India
A three-story building collapsed in Maharashtra's Bhiwandi, early this morning, taking the lives of at least eight people. As per the latest reports, a child was among those who have been rescued.
25 Jan 2020Delhi
In a tragic incident, an under-construction building collapsed in Delhi's Bhajanpura on Saturday.
02 Jan 2020India
One firefighter died and 14 people suffered injuries after a battery factory in Delhi's Peeragarhi caught fire on Thursday.
24 Aug 2019India
At least two people were killed and five injured when a four-story building collapsed in the Bhiwandi city of Maharashtra near Mumbai in the wee hours of Saturday.
16 Jul 2019India
In a distressing incident, a four-story building collapsed in Mumbai's Dongri area on Tuesday. The structure, called Kesarbai building, is situated on Tandel Street.
14 Jul 2019India
In a tragic incident, a three-storey building in Himachal Pradesh's Solan collapsed due to heavy rains on Sunday afternoon.
30 Jun 2019India
The residents of a Pune residential complex, where a wall collapsed on Saturday, reportedly warned the builders of the wall's dangerous condition months ago. The wall collapsed and fell on construction laborers' huts alongside, crushing 15 to death and injuring three in Pune's Kondhwa.
19 Mar 2019India
In a tragic incident in Karnataka, two people have been killed and six others were injured as a five-storeyed under-construction building collapsed in Kumareshwara Nagar area of the state's Dharwad district.
24 Jan 2019India
In a recent development, six bodies have been recovered from Gurugram's Ullwas area where an under-construction building collapsed in the early hours of Thursday.
26 Nov 2018World
An earthquake of 6.3 magnitude struck western Iran near its border with Iraq yesterday night, injuring over 500 people and sending fearful residents running into the streets, said authorities.
09 Oct 2018India
A four-storied building in Thane, Maharashtra, has developed cracks following which nearly 300 people residing in it were evacuated, a civic official said today.
01 Oct 2018Delhi
A man died of injuries sustained in a roof collapse in northwest Delhi's Swaroop Nagar today, police said.
26 Sep 2018Delhi
A four-story "weak" building collapsed in North West Delhi today killing four children and a woman.
27 Aug 2018India
Around 5-6 people are feared to be trapped after two blocks of a four-storey building collapsed in Ahmedabad's Odhav area on Sunday, reports ANI. 6 were injured.
11 Aug 2018India
A man was killed and four members of his family, including a six-month-old baby, were injured after a two-story building collapsed in Chokhandi locality in Vadodara in Gujarat in the wee hours today, police said.
25 Jul 2018India
One woman was killed and eight others were injured when a portion of a seven-year-old building collapsed on an adjoining chawl in Thane's Bhiwandi town yesterday, Regional Disaster Management Cell Chief Santosh Kadam said.
23 Jul 2018India
Eight people have been rescued alive but injured after an under-construction building at Akash Nagar in Ghaziabad collapsed yesterday.
20 Jul 2018India
The rescue operations at the Greater Noida twin-building collapse entered the third day today with the rescuers continuing to remove the debris.
18 Jul 2018India
On Tuesday night, an under construction six-storey building fell on another four-storey one in Greater Noida's Shahberi village, killing three.
09 Jun 2018Mumbai
Two fire brigade personnel were injured when a portion of an old building in Mumbai collapsed after a fire broke out in it early today.
24 Nov 2017India
At least one person was killed and five injured when a three-storeyed building collapsed in Mumbai's Bhiwandi this morning.
05 Sep 2017India
Over the past few years, incidents of old buildings collapsing have frequently been recorded in India.
03 Sep 2017Mumbai
Syed Jafar Husain's family, who died in Husaini Building collapse in Mumbai's Bhendi Bazaar, bought a room for Rs. 74L in it from Sakina Arsiwala only in 2013.
02 Sep 2017Mumbai
The Thane Municipal Corporation evacuated a 33-year-old, four-storied building "Noorani Mahal" that dangerously tilted in Mumbra.
01 Sep 2017India
After heavy rains battered Delhi, a four-storied building in Paan Mandi in old city's Sadar Bazaar near New Delhi Railway Station has collapsed today evening.
01 Sep 2017Mumbai
When the old building in Mumbai's Bhendi Bazaar collapsed, it was 21-year-old Ahmed Ali's call to the police control-room that fetched help.
01 Sep 2017Mumbai
At least 34 people have died as the 117-year-old Hussaini building at Mumbai's Bhendi Bazaar collapsed on 31 August, said the police.
26 Jul 2017India
On Monday evening, a four-storeyed building came crumbling apart in Mumbai's Ghatkopar area.
25 Jul 2017Mumbai
Fourteen fire engines, one rescue van, and an ambulance rushed to Damodar Park after a four-storey building in Mumbai's Ghatkopar area collapsed. Sources said a nursing home was operational on building's ground floor.