Mumbai: 40-year-old well in Borivali caves in around 20-25 feet deep

Updated: Jun 25, 2019, 19:28 IST | Arita Sarkar

Civic officials said that the cavity was around 20-25 feet deep and no one was injured in the incident

Mumbai: 40-year-old well in Borivali caves in around 20-25 feet deep

A covered well in a garden near the Ahura Plaza Commercial Society in Borivali west caved in on Monday. Civic officials said that the cavity was around 20-25 feet deep and no one was injured in the incident.

Ramakant Biradar, assistant municipal commissioner of R Central ward said that the garden is within the premises of Dattane Tower near the Rajendra Nagar flyover. "It was a 40-year-old well which had a slab constructed to cover the well since it was no longer in use. The slab and a portion of the well's wall collapsed inwards," he said.

Also read: Mumbai Crime: 40-year-old man attempts to rape four-year-old niece, arrested in Borivli

Biradar added that they have informed the society to barricade and cover the well to ensure no one is injured. "We will issue a letter to them on Tuesday and will ask them to repair the inner wall so that the well can be used in the future.

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