Mumbai Rains: Part of dilapidated building collapses in Mira-Bhayandar

Published: 06 August, 2020 17:34 IST | PTI | Mumbai

The building on Talao Road, which had been declared dangerous, is now being torn down by the authorities, ward officer Damodar Sankhe said

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This picture has been used for representational purposes

A portion of a dilapidated four-storey building collapsed due to incessant rainfall in Mira-Bhayandar city of Maharashtra's Thane district, a civic official said on Thursday.

The building on Talao Road, which had been declared dangerous, is now being torn down by the authorities, ward officer Damodar Sankhe said.  

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A part of the 35-year-old structure collapsed due to heavy rains, prompting firemen and local disaster cell personnel to rush to the scene, a fire officer of the Mira-Bhayandar Municipal Corporation said.

The building has three wings, with 150 flats, which were vacated in March itself, he said.

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