In Photos: Water tank of building caves in due to excavation in adjoining plot, 75 families evacuated

A ground-level water tank of a building caved in in suburban Kurla on Wednesday due to the excavation work on the adjoining plot, officials said (Pics/Pradeep Dhivar)

Updated On: 2023-12-07 11:21 AM IST

Compiled by : ronak mastakar

Pic/Pradeep Dhivar

The incident took place at building no 73, Meghdoot Building on S G Barve Marg in Nehru Nagar area around 4.45 pm

The water tank having storage capacity of 50,000 litres caved as excavation was going on for the plinth of the under-construction building next door, they said

The residents evacuated the building themselves by way of precaution

No one was injured in the incident, the official said, adding that personnel of the fire brigade, police and civic staff rushed to the spot after getting information

Approximately 75 families were evacuated from Meghdoot Building in Nehru Nagar, Kurla East

Also, around 15 families have been evacuated from adjoining building number 75, as a precautionary measure

MHADA will assess whether the building is suitable for habitation

Further action will be determined by the authorities concerned

Nehru Nagar colony, developed by MHADA after the 1960s, currently has several buildings under construction

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