As per the initial information, twenty people have been rescued by locals, ANI reported citing National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) official.
Updated: Sep 21, 2020 07:56 IST
The death toll from the collapse of the multi-storey building in Maharashtra’s Bhiwandi rose to eight on Monday even as five people were rescued from the rubble, news agency ANI reported citing the spokesperson of the Thane Municipal Corporation.
A child was pulled alive by the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), which is carrying out rescue efforts. Dozens are still feared trapped under the debris, according to ANI.
As per initial information, 20 people have been rescued by locals after the building collapsed in the Patel compound area of the city.
The building collapsed at around 3:40 am. A team of fire brigade and police are also working at the spot.
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