Mumbai building collapse: A four-storey building has collapsed in Mumbai’s Dongri area on Tuesday. Reports said that at least 40 to 50 people are fear trapped under debris. It has been informed by the locals that the incident took place at around 11:40 am. The fire tenders and a team of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) were rushed to Tandel street in Abdul Hamid Durga area soon after they were informed by the locals. Police, civic body staff and ambulances have also reached the site. The reports said that the entire area is full of ruined buildings and was flooded in heavy rains in the past weeks.

The ambulances and fire trucks have been parked far away from the incident spot as the streets are too narrow. The rescue teams have been trying to remove the waste of the wrecked building to save the people trapped under it. The rescue teams are dealing with heavy concretes, making the task of saving lives difficult for them.

Some of the eyewitnesses have claimed that the building was over 90-100 years old. It has been reported that 7-8 families were living inside the building, adding that bodies of children were also seen at the spot.

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