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Mumbai building collapse toll mounts to 19; more feared trapped under debris

The dilapidated building, alongwith three others in the neighbourhood had been officially declared unsafe and given notice to evacuate but people continued to stay in.

This is the third major building collapse in Mumbai reported this month. On June 23, the slab of a two-storey industrial structure collapsed in Chembur area, killing a 22-year-old and injuring 10 others. On June 9, a three-storey residential building collapsed in suburban Bandra, where a 55-year-old man was killed and 18 others suffered injuries.

MUMBAI, June 28: Nineteen residents died, 13 were rescued and 20 were feared trapped under the debris after a four-storey residential building collapsed in Kurla's Naik Nagar in Mumbai at midnight Monday night. Rescue operations by the fire department and the National Disaster Response Force teams are continuing.

The 13 people rescued from the debris have been taken to civic hospitals in Ghatkopar and Sion. Two men, aged 28 and 30, were declared dead at Rajawadi Hospital in Ghatkopar.

Around a dozen fire engines were deployed at the spot, besides two rescue vans and other fire brigade equipment, the official said.

The deceased who have been identified are Kishore Prajapati, Sikandar Rajbhar, Arvind Rajendra Bharati, Anup Rajbhar, Anil Yadav, Shyamu Prajapati, Lila Bai Prahlad Gaikwad, Ramesh Nagsi Badiya, Prahlad Gaikwad, Guddu Paspor, Ajay Paspor, Birju Majhi, Rahul Majhi, Pappu Majhi and Mahesh Majhi.

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has announced a relief of Rs 5 lakh each to the families of the victims.

The dilapidated building, alongwith three others in the neighbourhood had been officially declared unsafe and given notice to evacuate but people continued to stay in, said Maharashtra Environment and Tourism Minister Aaditya Thackeray. The residents had even given an undertaking that they would stay there at their risk and cost, officials said. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) will now demolish the buildings to prevent more tragedies. In 2013 notices were first given for repair and later to demolish the building.

“All four buildings were issued notices, but people continue to live there. Our priority is to rescue everyone. We will look into the evacuation and demolition of these buildings so that nearby people are not troubled,” Aaditya Thackeray said.

This is the third major building collapse in Mumbai reported this month. On June 23, the slab of a two-storey industrial structure collapsed in Chembur area, killing a 22-year-old person and injuring 10 others. On June 9, a three-storey residential building collapsed in suburban Bandra, where a 55-year-old man was killed and 18 others suffered injuries.

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