Mumbai building collapse: The aftermath

Sep 29, 2013, 04:03 IST | A correspondent

We take a look at what transpired after the 4-storey building came down at south Mumbai's Dockyard Road

Decorator arrested for illegal repairs
Accused made alterations in pillar in basement of crashed Dockyard Road building. (Read More)

Pregnant lady, BMC employee found dead
Nameeta Shinghade was seven months pregnant when tragedy struck resident of BMC quarters at Dockyard Road; BMC employee allotted flat a month ago found dead. (Read More)

Urgent rehabilitation need of the hour, says BMC
Additional Municipal Commissioner admits that shifting occupants is top priority but BMC is confused about where to rehabilitate the survivors of the building collapse at Dockyard Road. (Read More)

Couple survives crash, lose son
A visit to Ratnagiri saves BMC employee and wife; crash kills one son, another lies injured. (Read More)

Man rescued from rubble
Chandrashekhar Jadhav, whose leg was trapped under a slab, was rushed to JJ Hospital. (Read More)

BMC officials knew building was unsafe, yet allotted homes
Two BMC employees were allocated homes in the building in August; in the same month, BMC officials had visited the building, and had said it needed repairs, but never declared it unsafe officially, until yesterday. (Read more)

Hopes trapped under the rubble
Relatives of trapped victims stand at the site with photos and wait with bated breath for news, as officials continue to pull people out of the debris. (Read more)

Mumbai building collapse: The aftermath
A woman wails as she is pulled out of the rubble during rescue operations. Pics/ Bipin Kokate and Atul Kamble

'Most died due to suffocation'
Doctors at J J Hospital are working overtime to treat the injured; relatives of some are still searching for their loved ones. (Read more)

5-year-old girl rescued alive from debris
Rescue workers managed to pull out a five-year-old girl alive from the debris of the ill-fated BMC building. (Read more)

Families were torn apart after another building came crumbling down in the city. (View photos)

33-year-old building was BMC staff quarters
At least 13 people were killed and 28 others injured when the four-storeyed structure collapsed. (Read more)

Buildings come crashing down
This is the seventh major building collapse in Mumbai metropolitan and neighbouring areas in the past six months. (Read more)

11 killed in building collapse in Mumbai, toll may rise
Eleven persons, including a minor girl, were killed and 26 injured when the structure collapsed. (Read more)

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