Bhiwandi building collapse: President Ram Nath Kovind communicates grief at a loss of lives

The loss of lives in the building collapse at Bhiwandi, Maharashtra is quite distressing

President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday expressed grief at the building collapse, incident in Maharashtra’s Bhiwandi.

The loss of lives in the building collapse at Bhiwandi, Maharashtra is quite distressing. In this hour of grief, my thoughts and prayers are with the accident victims. I wish a speedy recovery of the injured. Local authorities are coordinating rescue and relief efforts, the President’s tweet read.



Meanwhile, the Director-General (DG), National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) said that one more individual, a 19-year-old youth, has been rescued alive from the site of the building collapse and that the operations will continue as it is likely that more people are still trapped in the debris.

At least ten people were killed after a three-storey building collapsed in Patel Compound area in Bhiwandi. The incident happened at around 3:40 am. Five people were also injured in the incident.

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