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Building collapse in Thane kills 9, many more fear trapped

At least 20 families residing in the structure are feared trapped in the debris.

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A three-storey building, at least thirty years old, had collapsed on Tuesday night. (Source: Express Photo by Vasant Prabhu)

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The death toll has risen to 9, while many more are feared to be trapped in the debris. (Source: Express Photo by Vasant Prabhu)

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The police has identified the collapsed structure as Matrukrupa Building. (Source: National Disaster Response Force)

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NDRF personnel are presently engaged in rescue operations. (Source: National Disaster Response Force)

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Many more families are feared to be still trapped inside the building. (Source: National Disaster Response Force)

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NDRF personnel pull out a young woman from under the collapsed building. (Source: National Disaster Response Force)

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NDRF officials carry the young woman out for immediate medical assistance. (Source: National Disaster Response Force)

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NDRF personnel work against time to evacuate the ones trapped in the debris. (Source: Express Photo by Deepak Joshi)

Over 10 people were evacuated from the collapse site. (Source: Express Photo by Deepak Joshi)

Sniffer dogs are deployed to locate people trapped under debris. (Source: Express Photo by Deepak Joshi)

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Officials are still looking for more people trapped inside. (Source: National Disaster Response Force)

NDRF and the Mumbai Fire Brigade work hand in hand to speed up the evacuation process. (Source: Express Photo by Deepak Joshi)

The building ‘Matruchaya’, built 35 years ago, collapsed last night at Cholve village. (Source: Express Photo by Deepak Joshi)

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12 fire engines were rushed to the spot and 15 people were pulled out of the rubble on Tuesday night. (Source: Express Photo by Vasant Prabhu)

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The incident occurred around 10.15 p.m. when the tenement, Matrukrupa, collapsed in Cholegaon area of the town. (Source: Express Photo by Vasant Prabhu)