Mumbai building collapse: Miraculous escape for ten sweetmeat workers

An over 80-year-old Arsiwala Building, in one of the most renowned areas of Mumbai’s Bhendi Bazaar, collapsed around 8:30 am on Thursday morning. The incident left behind 22 people dead, around 16 injured and a dreadful memory for the residents and witnesses

Mumbai building collapse: Miraculous escape for ten sweetmeat workersTawakkal Sweets, a sweet shop near Bhendi Bazaar, is said to be one of the renowned sweet shops. However, on Thursday morning, it proved to be a rather blessed on too. The sweets are usually made at a shop on the ground floor of Arsiwala building that collapsed around 8:30 am on Thursday morning, leaving about 22 dead, around 16 injured […]

Bhendi Bazaar building collapse: Maha govt to conduct an inquiry

Subhash Desai, Minister for Industries and Mining, Maharashtra informed that Maharashtra government will probe Bhendi Bazar building collapse incident and a meeting would be held with Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to chalk out an action plan to rehabilitate those living in dilapidated buildings

Bhendi Bazaar building collapse: Maha govt to conduct an inquiryOn Thursday morning, a five-storey building, located at Pakmodia street near J.J. Hospital collapsed. As per the information available from hospital authorities and Mumbai Fire Brigade so far 16 brought dead and 14 are injured and rescue operation is on. While talking to the press, Subhash Desai, Minister for Industries and Mining, Maharashtra said, “Our […]

‘Is my brother alive?’

After a residential building on Pakmodia street near Mumbai’s famous Bhindi Bazaar collapsed on Thursday morning. Many people are feared to be trapped inside the debris and rescue operation is still on. In order to know the whereabouts of beloved ones, the relatives of people are trying to reach to them by making continuous trips to the place where incident occurred and of JJ hospital, and one of them is Mujahiddin Rehman. Since last three to four hours, Mujahiddin Rehman is running from pillar to post, to know about his brother who was caught in the building collapse

‘Is my brother alive?’He grew up holding my hand, played with me, shared his smallest details and always took my advice. But now, is he alive? Are the words of Mujahiddin Rehman, whose younger brother Abdul is untraceable after the building collapse. Injured Abdul Rehman, an 18-year-old boy, used to work in the same building, on the ground […]

Mumbai: Six-month pregnant woman succumbs to her injuries in Bhendi Bazaar building collapse

Twenty-two people have died after a five-storey building collapsed this morning in Mumbai's Bhendi Bazaar area. Among those who were brought dead to Sir JJ Group of Hospitals, the body of a 35-year-old pregnant woman was also included

Mumbai: Six-month pregnant woman succumbs to her injuries in Bhendi Bazaar building collapseMumbai woke up to another shock after heavy rains lashed Mumbai, two days ago. As a residential building on Pakmodia street near Mumbai’s renowned Bhendi Bazaar area collapsed on Thursday morning. So far, the mishap has claimed the lives of 22 innocent people and injured 14. “Sakina Chashmawala, a 35-year-old woman who was six-months pregnant […]

Mumbai: Building collapse near Bhendi Bazar, 33 dead

On what seemed like a respite for Mumbaikars due to a sunny morning, turned out to be a nightmare for people at Borimohalla as a five storeyed, Arsiwala building collapsed at 8.30am. Total 29 people rescued from debris and sent to hospital. Four fire Brigade personnel's injured. Rescue operation is still on. About 10 to 15 people still suspected to be trapped in the debris

Mumbai: Building collapse near Bhendi Bazar, 33 deadReportedly, 29 people rescued from the debris, out of which 14 are injured and 33 have lost their lives.  Most people,  who have been saved, have been rushed to JJ hospital, said Mumbai Fire Brigade official. As per the information available from hospital authorities and Mumbai Fire Brigade so far 10 brought dead. Dr TP Lahane, dean […]

‘I cheated death,’ says Ghatkopar building collapse survivor

A 40 year old building named Saisadan located near Shreyas theatre collapsed in Ghatkopar, Mumbai. But by god’s grace, 20 year-old Varsha Sakpal who worked in Sitam nursing home which was located in the building survived and narrated the whole incident

‘I cheated death,’ says Ghatkopar building collapse survivorConstruction workers were working, and suddenly the residents began shouting.  The building was shaking. And within no time, it collapsed. You must have surely got goose bumps after hearing this, but Varsha has faced this unfortunate incident. Varsha revealed that, “On Tuesday when the dreadful incident took place. The construction workers started off with their work […]

7 dead, 5 injured in Mumbai building collapse

A 30-year-old building Saidarshan building collapsed at Ghatkopar. In total seven people were killed in the accident. The injured are being treated at Rajawadi and Santiniketan hospital in Ghatkopar. In this dreadful event, nine people were rushed to a nearby hospital. Two people succumb to death and five people are still seeking treatment at Shantiniketan Hospital. In addition to this, three people have been discharged from the hospital in the outpatient department

7 dead, 5 injured in Mumbai building collapseAn unfortunate incident shook Mumbaikars today. A 30-year-old building named Saidarshan collapsed on the LBS Marg in Ghatkopar. The horrific accident occurred around 10:00 am this morning, in which seven people lost their lives. According to the information received from the BMC’s Emergency Department, 14 fire engines, 2 rescue vans and 108 ambulances were immediately rushed to […]