Six individuals had been rescued by the Mumbai hearth brigade after part of a floor plus four-storey constructing collapsed in south Mumbai’s Dongri space on Wednesday morning at round 7.28 am, based on the catastrophe administration cell of Brihanmumbai Municipal Company (BMC). Nobody was injured within the incident.
Based on BMC, the bottom portion of the constructing, named Razzaq Chamber, collapsed at round 7.28 am following which, 4 hearth engines and one JCB machine had been rushed to the spot.
The BMC officers added that the constructing was among the many cessed buildings of the Maharashtra Housing and Space Improvement Authority (MHADA). Nonetheless, MHADA is but to difficulty any touch upon the declare.
Cessed buildings are constructions whose occupants pay a restore cess tax to MHADA. These buildings had been constructed earlier than 1969, with a few of them being over 100 years previous. These are largely tenanted properties with rents frozen below the Hire Management Act. There are 14,375 cessed buildings within the island metropolis and their redevelopment has up to now been sluggish.
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Final week, two individuals had been killed and one particular person was injured after a part of a ground-plus-two construction—one other cessed building– collapsed within the Nagpada space of Byculla.