8 kids among 12 killed in Mumbai building collapse

Mumbai, June 10

At least 12 persons, including eight children, were killed and seven others injured after two floors of a three-storeyed residential building collapsed on an adjoining single-storeyed house in Malwani in suburban Mumbai, officials said on Thursday.

The incident took place around 11.15 pm on Wednesday when Mumbai experienced heavy rains throughout the day. The building was constructed illegally and had suffered damage in cyclone Tauktae, the police said, adding its contractor has been arrested on culpable homicide charge. — PTI

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