10 dead in rain-related incidents in Mumbai

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Mumbai, Jul 18 (PTI) Ten people died in house collapses in Mumbai as incessant overnight rains pounded the city and nearby areas, officials said.

Seven people died and two were injured after a house wall collapse at Vashi Naka in Mumbai's Mahul area, a fire official said. A retaining wall collapsed at 1 am after a tree fell on it, he added.

Three hutment dwellers were killed as five shanties collapsed after a landslide following incessant overnight rains in Mumbai's Vikhroli suburb at 2.30 am, a civic official said.

Two persons were injured and were sent to a nearby hospital, he said. PTI VT 5/26/2021 5/26/2021

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