Thane, August 6: A portion of a dilapidated four- storey building collapsed due to incessant rainfall in Mira- Bhayandar city of Maharashtra's Thane district, a civic official said on Thursday. The building on Talao Road, which had been declared dangerous, is now being torn down by the authorities, ward officer Damodar Sankhe said. Also Read | Rahul Gandhi Hits Out at Modi Govt For Removing Document on Chinese Intrusions in Ladakh From Defence Ministry's Website, Tweets 'PM Lacks Courage to Even Name China'.

A part of the 35-year-old structure collapsed due to heavy rains, prompting firemen and local disaster cell personnel to rush to the scene, a fire officer of the Mira- Bhayandar Municipal Corporation said. Also Read | Police Inspector Arrested for Allegedly Beating Dalit Youth in Kasibugga Area of Srikakulam: Live News Breaking And Coronavirus Updates on August 6, 2020.

The building has three wings, with 150 flats, which were vacated in March itself, he said.

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