A double-storey residential constructing collapsed on one other construction at a slum in suburban Mumbai late Wednesday night time, killing 9 and injuring at the very least eight.
Many are nonetheless feared trapped beneath the particles and evacuation operations are underway, officers mentioned.
Mumbai civic physique BMC can also be evacuating individuals from one other three-storey construction close by which is in a dilapidated situation, they mentioned.
Locals joined the search workforce and helped rescue the injured and transported them to a hospital in suburban Kandivali.
“17 accidents have been reported, of which 9 have been introduced useless. Eight are being handled for his or her accidents,” a health care provider from the hospital instructed NDTV.
Based on the BMC catastrophe administration cell, the incident was reported round 11.10 pm on Wednesday.
The native police and hearth brigade officers are on the spot, finishing up rescue operations.