Photos: 5 storey slum collapses in Bandra, Mumbai

Updated: Nov 05, 2016, 14:13
  • Photos: 5 storey slum collapses in Bandra, Mumbai
    At least six minors, including three toddlers, were killed and five others injured when a five-storey building, constructed in violation of rules, collapsed in suburban Bandra on Thursday afternoon. All pics/Shadab Khan
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  • Photos: 5 storey slum collapses in Bandra, Mumbai
    The illegal structure stood on a railway land along Anant Kanekar Marg, near National School, in Behrampada area of Bandra East.
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    A portion of the building -- constructed in a shoddy manner -- across the first four floors, crashed.
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    Five fire engines, a rescue van and two ambulances of Fire Brigade were rushed to the spot.
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  • Photos: 5 storey slum collapses in Bandra, Mumbai
    Eleven persons were pulled out of the debris by the Fire Brigade rescue team.
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    The dilapidated structure
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    A team of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) was also deployed at the spot.
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    While neighbours mourned the death of six people, five of them children, in Bandra East’s Nurwala Chawl collapse on Thursday, a group of 20 youths were silently going about clearing debris from the site.
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  • Photos: 5 storey slum collapses in Bandra, Mumbai
    Anyone who passes by the area has seen the slums in Nurwala Chawl towering over Bandra station, with rooms stacked on top of each other precariously.
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  • Photos: 5 storey slum collapses in Bandra, Mumbai
    This five storey house of cards came crashing down around 1 pm yesterday, just half an hour after repairs had started. Due to the collapse, the adjacent buildings were also affected.
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    Five of them were declared dead on arrival, while one victim succumbed to injuries at the hospital. Disaster management officials suspect another victim may still be trapped in the rubble
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    The land on which the slum is located falls under Western Railway’s jurisdiction.
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At least six minors, including three toddlers, were killed and five others injured when a five-storey building, constructed in violation of rules, collapsed in suburban Bandra

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