Wall collapses in Malad of Mumbai : 16 dead, many feared trapped

At least 16 people lost their lives after a wall collapsed which was built on a hill slope in Kurar Village in Malad East on Tuesday night.

BMC tweeted: ”In an extremely unfortunate incident, 16 people died in the retaining wall collapse of few hutments built on a hill slope in Kurar Village, Fire Brigade & NDRF had rushed to the spot”.

BMC added: “4 people were rescued and have been admitted at the Shatabdi hospital. We pray for the departed souls and are watching over the injured admitted at the hospital”.

Four people have been rescued and were admitted in Shatabdi hospital.

A compound wall collapsed on the hutments due to heavy continuous rainfall. Many are feared trapped under the debris of the collapsed wall. NDRF, fire brigade and police rushed to the spot to carry out the rescue operations to save trapped people in the debris.

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