Dozens trapped following building collapse in Indian city of Mahad

At least 100 people are feared trapped in the debris of a five-storey building that collapsed on Monday in an industrial town in western India, a lawmaker said. Not all the roughly 200 residents of the building in Mahad, about 165 km (100 miles) south of India‚Äôs financial capital Mumbai, were at home when it… Read More Dozens trapped following building collapse in Indian city of Mahad

Seventeen dead as four-storey building collapse in Mumbai, India

The death toll from the collapse of a four-storey building in the suburbs of India’s financial capital, Mumbai, more than doubled overnight to 17 as rescuers removed debris searching for those still trapped, a police official said on Wednesday. The 40-year-old building in Mumbai’s eastern suburb of Ghatkopar housed a nursing home on the ground… Read More Seventeen dead as four-storey building collapse in Mumbai, India