Maharashtra Building Collapse: 2 Dead

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At least two people were killed and two-three are feared trapped after a four-storey building collapsed at Bhiwandi in Maharashtra on Friday night.

According to officials, the municipal agency had evacuated 22 families on Friday night after cracks were seen in the illegal building but some people went back inside the building to collect their belongings. And then the building collapsed when two people died and two-three others were trapped.

Officials said that the injured have been rushed to the hospital.

Meanwhile, rescuers of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) are at the site to rescue the trapped person and looking for survivors amid the concrete debris of the building that was built eight years ago.

According to Bhiwandi-Nizampur Municipal Corporation Commissioner, Ashok Rankhamb quoted by ANI said that they had vacated the entire building but some people entered the building without permission before it collapsed.

The Commissioner further informed that the building was an eight-year-old building and was built illegally. He said that investigation will be done on the incident.

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