Dozens feared trapped after building collapses amid heavy rainfall near Mumbai, India (VIDEOS)
The building in Mahad, some 200km from the city of Mumbai, suddenly collapsed on Monday afternoon. The whole structure has effectively been reduced to dust and rubble, with footage from the scene showing that the building fell into its own footprint.
At least 28 people have been already saved from the scene, according to local officials. Around 90 others, including children, are thought to still be trapped.
The collapse, which occurred amid heavy monsoon rains battering the region, triggered a major rescue operation, with emergency workers and local residents rushing to the scene to dig through the rubble.Also on rt.com Three cranes collapse at major container port near Mumbai (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
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