Seventeen people have been injured and over 70 are feared trapped as a five-storey building in Raigad’s Mahad tehsil collapsed on Monday evening. Three NDRF teams from Pune have been rushed to the spot.
The National Disaster Response Force said the incident took place around 6:50 pm when the building in Kajalpura area collapsed. “Rescue teams have been moved with all necessary CSSR equipment, canine squad, etc” it added.
An official said that the injured have been taken to a hospital. Maharashtra cabinet minister of state Aditi Tatkare said that local rescue teams are already on the site, while additional teams of NDRF are on their way.
(More details awaited)