Heavy rains in Mumbai; 11 dead when wall collapsed, rescue operation continues

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  • In Maharashtra, the building collapsed.
  • NDRF says 11 killed in crash
  • People were evacuated from the area.

Mumbai: Eleven people were killed when a wall collapsed in Maharashtra due to heavy rains. The accident took place in the Bharat Nagar area of ​​Chembur after a landslide. The ANI news agency quoted the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) as saying 11 people had died.

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Fifteen people were rescued from the Bharat Nagar area and nine from Suryanagar, authorities said. The injured were rushed to various hospitals in the city. Controls continue to determine if more people are at risk.

Heavy rains continue in various parts of Maharashtra. Mumbai received 156.94mm of rain between 8pm and 2am. The eastern suburbs recorded 143.14mm and the western 125.37mm, respectively.

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The accident took place in Chembur and Vikhroli in Mumbai. The rain, which started Saturday afternoon, continued through Sunday morning. Low-lying areas of Mumbai such as Chunabhatti, Zion, Dadar, Gandhi Market, Chembur and Kurla LBS Road were flooded. People were evacuated when houses were flooded. The subway station was flooded.

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