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Mumbai building collapse: PM Modi expresses anguish over loss of lives

"Maharashtra government, NDRF and local authorities are working on rescue operations & assisting those in need," the Prime Minister's Office tweeted quoting Modi.

By: PTI | New Delhi | Updated: July 16, 2019 7:28:14 pm
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday expressed anguish over the loss of lives in a building collapse incident in Mumbai.

He said the state government and the National Disaster Response Force are working on rescue operations.

“Collapse of a building in Mumbai’s Dongri is anguishing. My condolences to the families of those who lost their lives. I hope the injured recover soon. “Maharashtra government, NDRF and local authorities are working on rescue operations & assisting those in need,” the Prime Minister’s Office tweeted quoting Modi.

At least four persons were killed after a four-storey residential building collapsed in south Mumbai’s congested Dongri area Tuesday, trapping over 40 people under the debris, civic officials said there.

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