Mumbai, September 10: A portion of a three-storey building collapsed at Crawford Market area in Mumbai on Tuesday evening. A total of seven fire tenders have rushed to the spot. Currently, rescue operations are underway. Two people have been rescued till now. According to reports, the portion of the structure known as Yusuf building collapsed at 9:13 pm. Dongri Building Collapse: Mumbai Police Register Case Against 3 People.
The structure was classified as an MHADA Cess building, reported Mumbai Mirror. An ambulance has also been sent to the spot. More people are feared to be trapped inside the premises of the collapsed building. More details are still awaited. Mumbai: Sayyad Building at Masjid Bunder Collapses During Demolition Work, 1 Dead.
In July this year, 14 people lost their lives after four-storeyed Kesarbhai building had collapsed in Mumbai’s Dongri area. An FIR was registered against three people under sections 304 (A), 338, & 337 in connection with the Dongri building collapse. In 2017, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation had already warned the residents about the dilapidated condition of the building.