Bhiwandi Building Collapse Highlights: At Least 20 Feared Trapped

The incident happened at around 3:40 am. The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), fire brigade and police teams have reached the spot.

Bhiwandi Building Collapse Highlights: At Least 20 Feared Trapped

Bhiwandi building collapse highlights: The incident happened at around 3:40 am.

New Delhi:

At least ten people died and forty have been rescued after a three-storeyed building collapsed in Bhiwandi near Mumbai on early Monday morning, according to Thane Municipal Corporation.

The incident happened at around 3:40 am. The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), fire brigade and police teams have reached the spot.

The rescue operation is currently on.

"As any as 20 people were rescued by the locals, while 20-25 people are still feared trapped in the debris as per initial information," the NDRF said.

Here are the Highlights on Bhiwandi Building Collapse:

Sep 21, 2020 13:23 (IST)
Amit Shah expresses anguish, offers condolences to bereaved families in Bhiwandi building collapse

Union Home Minister Amit Shah has expressed his anguish and offered condolences to families bereaved in Monday's building collapse incident in Maharashtra's Bhiwandi.

"Anguished to learn about the tragic collapse of a building in Bhiwandi, Thane (Maharashtra). @NDRFHQ is already on the ground and is assisting with the rescue operations. My deepest condolences are with the bereaved families, praying for the speedy recovery of those injured," Amit Shah said in a tweet today.

Meanwhile, the Director-General (DG), National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) said that one more individual, a 19-year-old youth, has been rescued alive from the site of the collapse and that the operations will continue as it is likely that more people are still trapped in the debris.
Sep 21, 2020 13:22 (IST)
Bhiwandi building collapse incident: Maharashtra Minister Eknath Shinde visits the site of incident


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Sep 21, 2020 10:17 (IST)
President Ram Nath Kovind tweeted that local authorities are coordinating rescue and relief efforts.

Sep 21, 2020 09:49 (IST)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted that rescue operations are underway and all possible assistance is being provided.
Sep 21, 2020 08:48 (IST)
Update| The number of Deaths in the building collapse incident in Bhiwandi rises to 10
Sep 21, 2020 07:53 (IST)
Watch| Rescue operation by NDRF (National Disaster Response Force) underway at the site of building collapse in Bhiwandi, Thane

Sep 21, 2020 07:42 (IST)
Update| 20 people have been rescued by locals. At least 20 people are feared to be trapped: NDRF
Sep 21, 2020 07:40 (IST)
Watch| A team of NDRF rescued a child from under the debris at the site of building collapse in Bhiwandi

Sep 21, 2020 07:40 (IST)
Sep 21, 2020 07:37 (IST)
  • At least eight people have died after a three-storeyed building collapsed in Bhiwandi near Mumbai early this morning.
  • As per the initial information, five people have been rescued from the rubble of the building in Patel Compound area.
  • The incident happened at around 3:40 am. 
  • The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), fire brigade and police teams are carrying out recue efforts.
  • "The number of deaths have risen to eight in Bhiwandi building collapse incident. Five more people have been rescued," Thane Municipal Corporation spokesperson was quoted as saying by news agency ANI.
  • At least 20 people are feared to be trapped, NDRF chief Satya Pradhan tweeted.