Five-Story Building Collapses In Mumbai, At Least 20 Feared Trapped

Rescue crews are scrambling to rescue at least 20 people from inside a building in central Mumbai that collapsed after days of heavy rainfall.

1. The building collapsed Monday night in Mahim area of central Mumbai.



BREAKING PHOTO: Several injuries reported as multi-story building collapses in Mumbai - @ndtv

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Mahim bldg collapse

3. According to reports, those trapped inside are mostly children and senior citizens.



Heavy rains this weekend may have contributed to the #Mumbai collapse; efforts focused on rescuing residents.

4. Recent monsoon rains may have caused the collapse.



After heavy rain, multi-storey building in Mumbai’s Mahim area collapses

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#Mumbai building- rescue workers try to reach those inside using a section that’s still standing. Pic: Tejas Mehta

6. A southwest monsoon hit Mumbai three days ahead of schedule and has been causing heavily flooding in the area since Sunday.

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Rafiq Maqbool / AP

8. UPDATE: It’s now being reported that one woman has died and three injured have been rescued from the collapse.

Mumbai building collapse: One woman dead, three injured rescued

— NDTV (@ndtv)



Mumbai building collapse: One woman dead, three injured rescued

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