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Deaths due to collapse of building, Mumbai after heavy rains

Deaths due to collapse of building, Mumbai after heavy rains

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In the Indian city of Mumbai is a building of five floors collapsed. How many people are still buried lie is unclear. According to Indian media there were around 35 people in the building when it collapsed.

Meanwhile, seven dead, salvaged and fourteen people were alive under the debris from removed, said the local police.

Emergency services are on the spot to the victims to catch, the fire department is searching for further survivors beneath the rubble.

The collapsed building is in a neighborhood with narrow streets. Buildings, some nearly a hundred years old, are close to each other. The police suspect that the construction of the affected flat is weakened by the heavy rainfall that Mumbai over the past few days struck.

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Bystanders get people under debris after collapse flat in Mumbai

Floods

Sure 1,500 people in India, Bangladesh and Nepal are the last weeks of the accident by large floods. About 41 million people have their house lost or were on the run for the water.

The floods are the result of extreme monsoon rains from June already hold. The water has multiple landslides caused, which has led to massive mudslides.

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Sure 1,500 people died due to floods in South Asia

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