Malad wall collapse: Death toll rises to 21, several injured after overnight downpourhttps://indianexpress.com/photos/india-news/photos-heavy-rain-causes-wall-collapse-on-hutments-in-mumbais-malad-5811077/

Malad wall collapse: Death toll rises to 21, several injured after overnight downpour

At least 20 people have been killed and several others critically injured after a compound wall collapsed on hutments due to heavy rainfall at Kurar village, Pimparipada-Malad East, Mumbai. The rains have completely disrupted the city's normalcy.

More than 20 people were killed and several others critically injured after a compound wall collapsed on hutments due to heavy rainfall at Kurar village, Pimparipada-Malad East, Mumbai, on Tuesday. (Express photo by Prashant Nadkar)

The death toll include seven children. (Express photo by Prashant Nadkar.)

A huge wall of the nearby plant fell on the hutments, which razed over 150 huts. (Express photo by Prashant Nadkar)

The villagers said that the incident took place at around 11.30 pm Monday and many of them who were trapped took hours to come out of the debris. (Express photo by Prashant Nadkar)

The overall death toll in the city due to rains has risen to 26. (Express photo by Prashant Nadkar)

Heavy rains overnight made the city come to a standstill. The rains have completely disrupted the city, affecting its infrastructure, public transport among other things. (Express photo by Prashant Nadkar)