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Two dead in toilet collapse in Mumbai's Bhandup area

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Press Trust of India Mumbai
Two people today died after the wall and roof of a community toilet at a chawl collapsed in suburban Bhandup, police said.
The incident happened at around 6am today and police officials identified the two deceased as Lobaben Jetwa (42) and Babulal Dewase (45).
"A few people who were trapped under the debris were rescued by fire brigade personnel. Two of them were seriously injured and were rushed to hospital but they died while undergoing treatment," said Akhilesh Singh, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Zone VII.
He said that a case of accidental death had been registered and further investigation into the cause of the toilet collapse was underway.

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First Published: Apr 28 2018 | 4:10 PM IST

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