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5-storey building collapses in Mumbai’s Fort area, 4 fire tenders on spot

A large portion of ground plus five storey residential structure collapsed in Mumbai’s Fort area on Thursday afternoon. No injuries have been reported so far but some locals are said to be trapped under the debris.

The incident took place around 4.43 pm at the Bhanushali building in Fort near Lucky House.

Four fire engines and one rescue van has been sent to the spot and search operations are continuing.

More details are awaited.

Earlier in the day, a ‘chawl’ had collapsed at Abdul Hamid Marg in Malad area of Mumbai. Four people were rescued and sent to a hospital, according to news agency ANI.

Search and rescue operation is underway. Four fire engines, one rescue van and an ambulance are on the spot.

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