Building collapse in Thane kills eight

Thane (Maharashtra): Minimum of eight people lost their lives in a building collapse in Thane district’s Bhiwandi town.

Talking to media the police personnel said: “So far, we have recorded eight deaths, 22 have been rescued and further rescue efforts are underway to save other trapped victims.”

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The accident took place in Gaibinagar area, around 35 km north of Mumbai, when the old building crashed around 8.30 a.m. The building that fell housed around 10 families.

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