At least ten people were killed and more than 25 were feared trapped under the rubble after a three-storey building collapsed near Mumbai.
According to the details, 31 people have been rescued from under the debris of the building in Patel Compound area. A child was among the 11 people rescued by National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) officials.
At least 20 people have been rescued by locals after the building collapsed.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed grief over the life loss and said all possible assistance is being provided to the affected.
Saddened by the building collapse in Bhiwandi, Maharashtra. Condolences to the bereaved families. Praying for a quick recovery of those injured. Rescue operations are underway and all possible assistance is being provided to the affected.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) September 21, 2020
However, more than 40 emergency workers, including a team of 30 rescuers from the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), are at the scene.
Around 20 families were reportedly staying inside the building which was reportedly 40 years old.