Mumbai: 3 killed, 8 injured as under construction structure collapses
At least three people were killed and eight others injured in Mumbai when a two-story under-construction structure in a chawl collapsed this morning, police said.
The incident took place at around 9.15am at Motilal Nagar in Goregaon (West) when the slab of the two-floor building gave way during construction.
The chawl was part of the Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA).
Under-construction structure collapses in Mumbai; 3 killed
Three fire engines, a rescue van deployed for rescue operation
Fire brigade and police personnel rushed to the spot after getting information about the collapse and started a rescue operation, the official said.
At least three fire engines, one rescue van, and an ambulance were deployed for the operation, he added.
Nine people trapped inside the debris were rescued and rushed to Siddharth Hospital in Goregaon, he said.
Police registers accidental death report for the incident
A 27-year-old man, Shravan Kumar Goremandal, was declared dead on arrival.
Subhash Chavan (38) and an unidentified person also succumbed to injuries.
Three of the injured were admitted in the hospital, while the others were discharged after treatment, the official said.
An accidental death report was registered at the Goregaon Police station and a probe is underway, he said.