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3 Killed, 15 Injured As Building Collapses In Mumbai's Mankhurd Area

Two fire fighting vehicles and ambulances were rushed to the spot.

15/12/2016 11:40 AM IST | Updated 15/12/2016 11:42 AM IST
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MUMBAI -- A building collapsed on Thursday in Maharashtra's Mankhurd area.

Two fire fighting vehicles and two ambulances were rushed to the spot.

Three persons named Sanjay Wankhede, his wife Rekha Sanjay Wankhede and mother Kasturi Bai are reported to be dead.

Speaking to ANI here, an advocate said, "I received a call around 6 a.m. about the incident. So, we rushed towards here and saw that the collapsed building. We don't know the reason behind it. Three to four persons buried under it were rushed to the hospital. There are around 12 people."

He further said that two families naming Wankhede and Gadwe used to stay on rent in the building.

" G+1 buliding in Mankhurd area has collapsed and with that other nearby house also came in the grip. Total 15 people have been injured in this incident and three have died," a police official said.

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