Elderly woman dies in building collapse

Sep 25, 2012, 21:52 IST | Suresh KK

Building collapse in Zoroastrian Colony leaves one woman dead and another injured.

An elderly woman died in a building collapse near Bhatia Hospital at Nana Chowk.

The deceased has been identified as 82-year-old Homai Barucha

According to eyewitnesses, one of the top floors of the building located in Zoroastrian Colony caved in, which led to the disaster.

Two floors of a building in a Parsi colony in Tardeo collapsed injuring an old lady and killing 82-year-old Homai Barucha. Pic/ Suresh K.K.

Another elderly woman, 80-year-old Mani Mistry, is reportedly injured in the mishap.

Rescue operations are underway.

(More details awaited)

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