Building Collapses In Bhiwandi: President Ramnath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi (PM Narendra Modi) expressed grief over the death of 10 people due to the collapse of a three-storey building in Bhiwandi, Maharashtra. In Bhiwandi, 10 people including 7 children have died due to the building collapse, while 11 people have been rescued so far. Relief and rescue work is in progress. President Ramnath Kovind expressed his grief over the building accident by tweeting and expressed condolences to the families of the dead and wished the injured to recover soon. Also Read – Building Collapses In Bhiwandi: Three-storey building collapsed in Bhiwandi, Maharashtra, 10 people dead – many feared trapped
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At the same time, Prime Minister Modi tweeted, ‘I am saddened by the incident of building collapse in Bhiwandi, Maharashtra. My condolences to the bereaved families.
Saddened by the building collapse in Bhiwandi, Maharashtra. Condolences to the bereaved families. Praying for a quick recovery of those injured. Rescue operations are underway and all possible assistance is being provided to the affected.
– Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) September 21, 2020
I wish the injured to get well soon. Rescue operations are going on there and all possible assistance is being provided to the affected. ‘
#UPDATE Maharashtra: One more person rescued from under the debris at the site of Bhiwandi building collapse incident.
10 people have lost their lives in the incident which took place earlier today. pic.twitter.com/deF2GiiLtK
– ANI (@ANI) September 21, 2020
A body official said that the building at Patel campus in Narpoli near Dhamankar Naka collapsed at 3.40 am. People living in it were asleep at the time of the accident. He said that about 20 people living in the building are feared trapped in the rubble. The officer said that the rescue personnel have rescued a child from the building debris and have been admitted to a nearby hospital.
Bhiwandi building collapse incident: Maharashtra Minister Eknath Shinde visits the site of incident.
10 people have lost their lives in the incident which took place earlier today. https://t.co/lHTff5UJNf pic.twitter.com/1gjhvIrt44
– ANI (@ANI) September 21, 2020
Eknath Shinde, a minister in the Maharashtra government, reached the spot and took stock of the relief and rescue operations.
10 people have lost their lives in the incident which took place earlier today
The incident occurred about a month after a residential building in Raigad district of Maharashtra collapsed. In Raigad, 13 people were killed when a seven-year-old five-story building collapsed. There were more than 45 flats in the building.