Eleven people died, and seven were injured, when a portion of a ground floor + 3 storey-residential structure fell on an adjoining ground floor+1 structure in Mumbai’s Malad area late on Wednesday night. The dead include eight children. The Maharashtra government has announced an ex-gratia of ₹5 lakh each to the kin of the deceased.
The city was hit by heavy monsoon rains all of Wednesday and the officials said the incident occurred at 11.52pm.
The collapsed structure is located inside New Collector’s compound in Malad West. BMC disaster management cell said all 11 deceased have been identified.