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Mumbai building collapse Death toll mounts to 14


Mumbai building collapse Death toll mounts to 14

Mumbai, July 17 (ANI): The death toll in the collapse of four-storey Kesarbai building in Mumbai's Dongri area rose to 14, the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) said on Wednesday. So far, nine people have been injured in the incident.

The building collapsed at 11 am on Tuesday on Tandel Street in Dongri area, initially killing two persons and trapping over 40 people under its debris. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed his grief over the deaths of people in the building collapse.

While Maharashtra Chief Minister, Devendra Fadnavis has ordered an investigation into the incident. Three teams of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) are engaged in rescue operations.

Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Commissioner Praveen Pardeshi visited the spot and took stock of the rescue operations. BMC has claimed that it had classified the building in the "C1 category" back in 2017.

The classification means the building was meant "to be evacuated for demolition at the earlie

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