In Bhiwandi, Maharashtra, 10 people have died due to the collapse of a residential building on Monday morning. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed grief over this incident. The PM has tweeted on this. He wrote in his tweet, 'I am deeply saddened by the incident of building collapse in Bhiwandi, Maharashtra. My heart goes out to the families of the victims. I wish the injured to get well soon. Rescue operation is going on and efforts are being made to provide all possible help to the affected people.
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
Explain that a five-storey building has collapsed in the Patel Compound area near Dhamankar Naka in Bhiwandi adjoining Mumbai. The accident occurred around 3.30 am on Monday morning. So far 10 people have died in this accident. At the same time there is a possibility of at least 35 people buried under the debris. So far, about 20 people buried under the debris have been evacuated.
After the accident, fire brigade personnel arrived on the spot and with the help of local people were removing people from the rubble, after which NDRF teams also reached the spot. It is known that this building named Jilani was 40 years old and about 20 families lived in it. The death toll is expected to increase.
Video: 8 people killed after four-storey building collapses in Bhiwandi