THE bodies of 11 victims of Thane building collapse were brought in Malda on Sunday and handed over to their families in different villages of Kalichak block II of the district. The bodies were brought in body bags by road from Kolkata,where they were flown down yesterday,officials said.
Later,Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare A H Khan Chowdhury visited the bereaved families and condoled the deaths. The 11 were among the 74 who died in the building collapse in Shil Phata area of Thane near Mumbai on Thursday. They all were construction workers who had gone to Mumbai in search of livelihood.