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One killed as portion of building collapses in Mumbai

In A Tragic Incident, A Portion Of A Building Collapsed In South Mumbai Which In Turn Led To The Death Of A Pedestrian.

PTI | Updated on: 25 Oct 2016, 11:29:38 PM
Building collapse representational pic (Image source: Getty)


Mumbai police said that portion of parapet wall of a building collapsed on Tuesday while an electric cable was being pulled down. This in turn led to a death of a pedestrian at Girgaum in south Mumbai.

The incident took place at Mohan Building on JSS Road around 12.41 PM where work of pulling down the electric cable was going on, an official attached to V P Road Police station said.

Parapet wall of the building collapsed on a pedestrian Waman Nerurkar(35), in which he got seriously injured. Fire Brigade and police were called for rescue operation, said the official.

Nerurkar was taken to a hospital for treatment in which he was declared dead, police said, adding an accidental death report was registered in this regard.

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First Published : 25 Oct 2016, 11:18:00 PM

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