Photos: Dilapidated building collapses in Bhiwandi near Mumbai

Updated: Aug 10, 2016, 14:43 IST
  • Photos: Dilapidated building collapses in Bhiwandi near Mumbai
    The two-storey dilapidated building collapsed in the early hours of Sunday, killing eight persons from two families. All pics/Sameer Markande
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  • Photos: Dilapidated building collapses in Bhiwandi near Mumbai
    The two-storey dilapidated building collapsed in the early hours of Sunday, killing eight persons from two families
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  • Photos: Dilapidated building collapses in Bhiwandi near Mumbai
    The two-storey dilapidated building collapsed in the early hours of Sunday, killing eight persons from two families
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  • Photos: Dilapidated building collapses in Bhiwandi near Mumbai
    The two-storey dilapidated building collapsed in the early hours of Sunday, killing eight persons from two families
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  • Photos: Dilapidated building collapses in Bhiwandi near Mumbai
    There was a power loom on the left wing's ground floor, while tenants stayed on the upper floors
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  • Photos: Dilapidated building collapses in Bhiwandi near Mumbai
    The other wing had a cook, Ramzan Ansari, staying on the ground floor, the Thakur family of six lived a tenants on the first floor and the Gupta family, which owned the building, on the second floor
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  • Photos: Dilapidated building collapses in Bhiwandi near Mumbai
    The other wing had a cook, Ramzan Ansari, staying on the ground floor, the Thakur family of six lived a tenants on the first floor and the Gupta family, which owned the building, on the second floor
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  • Photos: Dilapidated building collapses in Bhiwandi near Mumbai
    All those staying in the left wing, around 20 of them, were evacuated with the help of a ladder
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  • Photos: Dilapidated building collapses in Bhiwandi near Mumbai
    Sniffer dogs and four earthmovers were deployed to search for the missing
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  • Photos: Dilapidated building collapses in Bhiwandi near Mumbai
    The first body to be recovered was that of owner Sajjanlal Gupta (60), at 9.15 am. His wife, Satyadevi (55), and the entire Thakur family, barring one, were wiped out in the disaster.
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Eight persons were buried after a wing of a 35-year-old building collapsed in Bhiwandi near Mumbai, just a week after another structure, some 2 km away, caved in. Here are some pictures of the destruction caused

 

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