Tragic Collapse: Two Killed at Mumbai Construction Site Amid Heavy Rains

A man and a 10-year-old boy were killed in Mumbai when a portion of a slab and parapet of a five-storey under-construction building collapsed. Heavy rains lashed parts of the city on Sunday night. The incident occurred at Kailas Business Park in Vikhroli area.


PTI | Mumbai | Updated: 10-06-2024 09:01 IST | Created: 10-06-2024 09:01 IST
Tragic Collapse: Two Killed at Mumbai Construction Site Amid Heavy Rains
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A tragic incident unfolded in Mumbai as a man and a 10-year-old boy lost their lives after a portion of the slab and parapet of a five-storey under-construction building collapsed. Civic officials confirmed the incident, which took place at Kailas Business Park in Vikhroli area at 11.10 pm on Sunday night.

The accident coincided with heavy rains that lashed parts of Mumbai, marking the onset of the southwest monsoon, as per the India Meteorological Department (IMD). The Vikhroli area particularly was affected by water-logging.

Fire brigade personnel received a call and upon arrival, found portions of the parapet and slab had fallen, with some sections of the building hanging precariously. Local residents had rushed the victims, a 38-year-old man and a young boy, to Rajawadi Hospital, where they were declared dead on arrival.

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