Mumbai building collapse: Toll rises to 12, 11 hurt

Mumbai: Twelve people were killed and eleven others injured when a four-storey residential building collapsed in suburban Ghatkopar today, civic officials said.

“Until 9 pm, 23 people were extricated from the rubble, out of whom 12 were declared dead while 11 injured have been admitted in various hospitals,” said Mahesh Narvekar, the chief of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s Disaster Management cell.

He said the search and rescue operation would continue.

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis too visited the spot tonight.