Seven to eight persons rescued in building collapse incident: BMC(Lead: Mumbai building)

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Mumbai, Aug.25 (ANI): At least seven to eight persons were rescued out of 100-year-old residential building whose front portion collapsed at 6.45 p.m here on Lamington Road of the central Mumbai on Tuesday, said senior official of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation.

"Seven to eight person trapped under the rubble of collapsed 100-year-old building have been saved. They have been rushed to the hospital. There are no reports of any death so far," said Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's Commissioner Jairaj Phatak while addressing the media persons.

"The rubble of the collapsed portion of the building will be cleared within two hours," Phatak said at 8.00 o' clock.

At least 10 people were feared to be trapped under the rubble of the central Mumbai's five-storey Khatau Mansion building whose front part collapsed here on Tuesday evening.

About 10 fire tenders were rushed to spot for rescue operation along with the police personnel after the incident. (ANI)

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