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Death toll in Bhiwandi building collapse climbs to 40 as search and rescue operations enters fourth day

Rescue workers battled rain and cramped conditions to scour through rubble and look for possible survivors as the toll from an apartment building collapse on the outskirts of Mumbai rose to 40, a senior government official said on Wednesday. “It’s been more than three days, so we don’t know if there are any survivors any […]

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At least 12 dead in building collapse near Mumbai, dozens injured, feared trapped

At least 12 people were killed on Monday and dozens were feared trapped when a portion of a three-storey residential building collapsed on the outskirts of Mumbai, India. The incident occurred in the industrial town of Bhiwandi, about 40km northeast of Mumbai, after cracks appeared in it in the middle of the night, when it […]