The building collapsed at around 10:45 AM due to heavy rainfall in the region (Image: ANI)
Search and rescue operations were underway after a portion of a four-storey commercial building at Lokmanya Tilak Road in Mumbai collapsed on Friday. No casualty was reported as the building was already evacuated. According to initial reports, the building collapsed at around 10:45 AM due to heavy rainfall in the region. Seven fire brigades vehicles along with several ambulances rushed to the spot.
Mumbai: A portion of a four-storied building at Lokmanya Tilak Road collapses; 7 Mumbai fire brigade vehicles including ambulance and rescue vehicle rushed to the spot pic.twitter.com/WPW49bzw9C— ANI (@ANI) September 20, 2019
The building was immediately vacated and no person was believed to be trapped under the debris. However, Bombay Municipal Corporation (BMC) authorities and the Mumbai police are trying to ascertain the cause behind the incident.