Dozens feared trapped as building collapses in India's Mumbai


Posted at Jul 16 2019 04:34 PM

Rescue workers and residents search for survivors at the site of a collapsed building in Mumbai, India, July 16, 2019. Reuters/Stringer

MUMBAI, India - A four-story residential building collapsed in India's financial capital of Mumbai on Tuesday, trapping an estimated 40 people in the rubble, police and fire officials said.

"There are people trapped under the debris. Search and rescue operations are in progress," said P.S. Rahangdale, chief fire officer in Mumbai. "Adjacent buildings are in very dangerous condition and are vacated."

No information was immediately available on casualties.