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5-storey building collapses in Mumbai’s Bandra, 6 rescued | Watch

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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Mumbai: At least five persons are feared trapped after five-storey building collapsed in Mumbai’s Bandra locality on Wednesday evening, according to Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC). The Mumbai Fire Brigade has declared it a level 2 mishap and five tire tenders, a rescue van and six Ambulance are present on site.

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The five-storey structure caved in at around 3:50 pm in the Behram Nagar locality of the western suburb, civic official said.

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Fire brigade and police personnel immediately rushed to the spot and launched a rescue operation, the official said.

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A total of six people, including three women, were taken out of the rubble. Of them, four, including two women, were admitted to VN Desai Hospital, he said.

The other two, including a woman, were sent to Bhabha Hospital, the official said.

All are in stable condition and a search operation was on to find out if more people are trapped under the debris, he said.

Half a dozen ambulances, five fire engines and one rescue van were sent to the site, the official added.

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