At least six children were killed and five others injured when a five-storey building collapsed in suburban Bandra this afternoon, fire brigade sources.
#UPDATE Mumbai (Bandra East) building collapse: Death toll rises to six— ANI (@ANI_news) October 13, 2016
5-storey structure in Behrampada slum of Bandra East (Mumbai) collapses. 6-7 people feared trapped. Rescue op underway pic.twitter.com/jP6yxEJF0s— ANI (@ANI_news) October 13, 2016
The building is located on Anant Kanekar Marg, Behrampada, near National School in Bandra East. The Natural Disaster Response Force was deployed to the spot after the collapse.
WATCH: 5-storey structure in Bandra East (Mumbai) collapses. 6-7 people feared trapped. Rescue op underway pic.twitter.com/MSfMiHgCTS— ANI (@ANI_news) October 13, 2016
The injured have been admitted to hospital, sources said, adding that the operation to clear the debris was underway.
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