According to local people, 7-8 people are still feared to be trapped under the debris. Rain was causing hindrance to the rescue operation.
Reports said an warning was issued to the residents by the local municipal authorities since it was not in a good condition. But the warning was reportedly ignored. Police sources said the building was 32-year old and probe would be held into the details behind its collapse.
The incident comes two months after another building in Mumbra collapsed, killing over 70 persons. The building, Lucky Compound was collapsed in April.