Thane: In a heart-wrenching incident took place in Bhiwandi last night, when a three-storied building collapsed in the Patel Compound area in Bhiwandi. The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) team has been rushed to rescue operations and 20 people have been rescued by locals so far. As many as 20 people are still feared trapped in the debris. Eight people have lost their lives in the incident so far.
The number of the death toll is likely to increase as most of the residents were sleeping at the time when the incident happened. The rescue operations are currently underway at the site.
Times Now's Aruneel with more details.