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Maharashtra building collapse: toll reaches 10; 4-yr-old boy rescued

Rescuers sifting through the rubble of a five-storeyed building in Maharashtra's Raigad district on Tuesday found a four-year-old boy alive and his mother dead beneath the debris, police said

Raigad building collapse

NDRF continues rescue operations at the site of building collapse in Raigad | Photo: @ANI

Press Trust of India Mumbai
Rescuers sifting through the rubble of a five-storeyed building in Maharashtra's Raigad district on Tuesday found a four-year-old boy alive and his mother dead beneath the debris, police said.
Death toll in the collapse reached 10 with recovery of nine bodies from the rubble on Tuesday, police said.
A man died of cardiac arrest on Monday night after he was hit by a stone from the falling building, police said.
The dead - five men and five women - include two teenagers, police said.
So far eight persons have been rescued, while around 10 persons are still missing after the Tareq Garden building in Mahad town, around 170 km from Mumbai, came down like a pack of cards on Monday evening, an official said.
Police on Tuesday registered an offence against five persons, including the builder and architect of Tareq Garden in connection with collapse, the official said.
The offence was registered against builder Farooq Kazi, RCC consultant Bahubali Dhamne, and architect Gaurav Shah under sections 304, 304A and 338 of the IPC, the official said.
Thane guardian minister Eknath Shinde reached Mahad on Tuesday following instructions from Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, to oversee rescue and relief work, sources close to him said.

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First Published: Aug 25 2020 | 6:02 PM IST

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