Mumbai: Construction building collapses in Dharavi; one dead

Updated: Apr 15, 2019, 14:48 IST | Anurag Kamble

It is being alleged that the hapless incident took place due to the negligence of the contractor. Injured have been shifted to the hospital

Mumbai: Construction building collapses in Dharavi; one dead
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One person died while three sustained injuries after a portion of an under-construction building in Dharavi's PMGP colony here collapsed on Sunday night.

It is being alleged that the hapless incident took place due to the negligence of the contractor. Injured have been shifted to the hospital.

It so happened that yesterday night at 10:30 pm, the pipes of the 7th floor to 20th floor broke and fell down on the road. Due to this, an autorickshaw driver identified as Shahdat Sharafat Ali Ansari (32) was declared dead when they were brought to Sion Hospital. Sajid Ali Khan (35) was the passenger in the auto and Shyamlal Jaiswar (50) who was a pedestrian walking by, suffered injuries. Both have been admitted to Sion hospital. An offence has been registered against unknown persons under IPC 304A (causing death by negligence) and 338 (Causing grievous hurt by act endangering life or personal safety of others).

Mumbai: Construction building collapses in Dharavi; one dead

Mumbai: Construction building collapses in Dharavi; one dead

A resident of PMGP colony Naim Kureshi said: "A pipe fell from under construction building. One person, who died was an auto driver. A person driving a bike also sustained injuries, we took him to hospital. The incident took place around 10:30 pm."

A team of police and fire officials were present at the spot.

(with inputs from agencies)

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