The incident was reported at Indira Nagar slums on Juhu Road opposite Mithibai College in Vile Parle West
Seven hutments on a major nullah in Vile Parle collapsed at 8.30 pm on Sunday and the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) vacated families from 24 adjoining hutments and moved them to a nearby BMC school. No injuries were reported in the incident, according to the BMC disaster management department.
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The incident was reported at Indira Nagar slums on Juhu Road opposite Mithibai College in Vile Parle West. The hutments are located on the banks of a nullah and along with its retaining wall, a portion of the front wall of at least seven of them caved in.
A civic official said, “As they all share walls and are temporary shed-like structures built in concrete without a foundation, adjoining nullahs now run the risk of caving in. Families from these houses have been shifted to a BMC school as a precautionary measure.”