AT LEAST 8 PERSONS KILLED, SEVERAL OTHERS WOUNDED AS BUILDING COLLAPSES IN MUMBAI
A three-storey building on the outskirts of Mumbai has collapsed in the early morning hours as residents slept inside, killing at least eight people.
According to Satya Pradhan, Chief of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) a further 20 to 25 people are reportedly trapped in the building in Bhiwandi.
More than 40 emergency workers had arrived at the scene including a team of 30 rescuers from the NDRF.
The incident occured at around 3:40 am local time in the city of Bhiwandi.