Maharashtra building collapse: Child pulled alive from rubble, 8 dead

A child was among the five people rescued by a team of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) on Monday from under the debris of a collapsed building in Maharashtra’s Bhiwandi.

The three-storey building collapsed in the Patel Compound area of Bhiwandi on Monday morning, leaving at least eight people dead and several injured.

“The death toll has gone up to eight in the Bhiwandi building collapse incident. Five more people have been rescued,” an official of the Thane Municipal Corporation was quoted as saying by ANI.

Around 20 people are feared trapped in the rubble and rescue operations are underway.

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