Mumbai, March 14 IANS | 8 months ago

A seven-storeyed, unoccupied building collapsed here Friday morning, officials said.

The building was located in Vakola area of suburban Santacruz.

According to fire brigade, a large portion of the dilapidated building fell on an adjoining slum area where some people are believed to be injured.

According to BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation Control Room, some two-three families are feared trapped in Catherine Chawl in the slum area.

Rescue operations are on and eight fire tenders have been rushed to the spot, officials said.

(Posted on 14-03-2014)

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