2013 Mumbai building collapse

The 2013 Mumbai building collapse occurred on 27 September 2013 when a five-storey building collapsed in the Mazagaon area of Mumbai city in Maharashtra a state in India. At least 61 people died and 32 others were injured in the disaster.[1]

2013 Mumbai building collapse
Location of Maharashtra state in India
Date27 September 2013
LocationMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Non-fatal injuries32[1]

Collapse Edit

The building, which collapsed at 6 a.m. IST on 27 September 2013, had more than 100 residents.[2] Police said that the collapse occurred after a mezzanine floor was built without permission in an office-warehouse on the ground floor of the building.[3] The 32-year-old building was owned by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation.[4] Three officials in its civic markets department were arrested for not acting on reports that the building was unsound after the renovation works.[3]

See also Edit

References Edit

  1. ^ a b c PTI (29 September 2013). "Mumbai building collapse: Death toll rises to 61; rescue operations 'over'". Times of India. Retrieved 29 September 2013.
  2. ^ Neha Thirani Bagri and Gardiner Harris (27 September 2013). "Scores Feared Trapped in Collapse of Mumbai Building". The New York Times. Retrieved 28 September 2013.
  3. ^ a b V. Narayan and Bhavika Jain, TNN (2 October 2013). "3 BMC men held for Mazgaon crash". Times of India. Retrieved 2 October 2013.
  4. ^ "Mumbai building collapse: Death toll rises to 42, several still feared trapped". Times of India. 28 September 2013. Retrieved 28 September 2013.