Mumbai building collapse: NDRF team at the site, 2 people confirmed dead

   By Power Corridors ,  16-Jul-2019
Mumbai building collapse: NDRF team at the site, 2 people confirmed dead

At least 40-50 people are still trapped under debris in the collapse

At least 40 people are feared trapped under debris after a four-storey building collapsed in Mumbai's Dongri today at around 11:40 am.

A search operation is underway and three teams of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) are at the site looking for survivors while two people have been confirmed dead in the collapse. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Disaster Management Cell confirmed the deaths of two people.

 

To speed up the rescue operation one more #NDRF team mobolised.

Total 3 teams deployed. https://t.co/KzVFkmMsXd

— NDRF (@NDRFHQ) July 16, 2019

 

The authorities said that this was a "level 2" incident - while level 1 is the most serious under the system that measures the severity of a building collapse. 
According to reports, the BMC has opened a temporary shelter to houses affected by the Dongri building collapse. The shelter has been opened at the Imamwada Municipal Secondary Girls' School.