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11 people including 8 children killed, 7 injured, contractor arrested in Mumbai house collapse

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11 people including 8 children killed, 7 injured, contractor arrested in Mumbai house collapse

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Mumbai, June 10: Eleven people, including eight children, were killed and seven others were injured when a three-storey building collapsed on a one-storey house adjacent to two floors of a three-storey building in Mumbai’s Malvani area. Officials gave this information on Thursday. An official of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said that the incident took place at around 11.15 pm on Wednesday night at New Collector’s Compound of Abdul Hameed Road in Malvani area of ​​suburban Malad in Mumbai, the day Mumbai received heavy rains throughout the day. Police said that the dilapidated building was constructed illegally. It had suffered a lot in cyclone Toute which passed close to the Mumbai coast last month. Police said that his contractor has been arrested for culpable homicide not amounting to murder. The Maharashtra government announced an ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh each to the next of kin of those who died in the house collapse, while the central government would give them an additional Rs 2 lakh as ex-gratia. Municipal officials had earlier told that the one-storey house had collapsed and now informed about the collapse of the three-storey building.

Santosh Dhonde, the acting ward officer of P-North ward of the city, said that the second and third floors of the three-storey building fell on a nearby one-storey house. A BMC official said that the fire brigade and other agencies immediately reached the spot and started the rescue and search operation. He said that eight children and three adults were killed in the accident. Seven others have been injured and one of them is in critical condition. The injured were taken out of the rubble and admitted to a nearby hospital. The deceased have been identified as Sahil Sarfaraz Syed (9), Arifa Shaikh (9), Shafiq Mohammad Salim Siddiqui (45), Tauseef Shafiq Siddiqui (15), Alisha Shafiq Siddiqui (10), Alfisa Shafiq Siddiqui (one and a half years), Afina Shafiq Siddiqui (6), Ishrat Bano Shafiq Siddiqui (40), Rahisa Banu Rafique Siddiqui (40), Tahees Shafiq Siddiqui (12) and John Eranna (13).

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According to municipal and fire department officials, some more people may also be trapped under the debris and the search is on for them. According to the BMC, the collapsed building was located on the collector’s land and its owner had got permission from the collector’s office during the construction of the permanent structure. While Joint Commissioner of Police (Law and Order) Vishwas Nangre Patil told reporters that the building was constructed illegally and there were serious flaws in its structure. Patil said that due to cyclonic storm ‘Taute’ last month, the building was badly damaged. Had proper precautionary measures been taken, this incident which happened on Wednesday could have been avoided. The case against construction contractor Ramzan Nabi Sheikh, his owner Rafiq Siddiqui (who lost nine of his family members) and others under sections 304(2), 336, 337, 338 and 34 of the Indian Penal Code, the police official said. Has been recorded.

Additional Commissioner of Police (Northern Zone) Dilip Sawant said that after the incident, the police arrested Malwani resident contractor Ramzan Sheikh (34) for questioning and later arrested. Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed grief to the families of those killed in the incident and wished the injured a speedy recovery. At the same time, he announced an ex-gratia of Rs. 2 lakh each for the next of kin of those killed in this accident and Rs. According to a tweet made by the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), Modi said, “Saddened by the deaths due to the collapse of a structure in western Malad, Mumbai. My thoughts are with the bereaved families in this hour of grief. I wish the injured a speedy recovery.

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In another tweet, the PMO said that the Prime Minister announced an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh each for the next of kin of those killed in the accident and Rs 50,000 each for the injured. The Maharashtra government on Thursday announced that a compensation of Rs 5 lakh each would be given to the next of kin of those who lost their lives in the house collapse incident in Mumbai’s Malvani area. It was said from the government that the cost of treatment of the injured would also be borne by it. According to a statement issued by the Chief Minister’s Office, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray expressed grief over the loss of lives in the accident and on Thursday visited Shatabdi Hospital in the city and inquired about the condition of the injured admitted there. The statement said that as soon as Thackeray came to know about this incident last night, he spoke to Municipal Commissioner IS Chahal and instructed to carry out the relief and rescue work carefully and hospitalized the injured and their recovery at government expense. asked for treatment.

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Tamil Nadu Unlock: CM MK Stalin’s big statement, said – relaxation will be withdrawn if the rules are not followed

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Tamil Nadu Unlock: CM MK Stalin's big statement, said - relaxation will be withdrawn if the rules are not followed

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Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin has warned the people of the state that if the Corona Protocol is not followed, the relaxations implemented from Monday can be withdrawn. In a video appeal released on June 14, the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu said that the norms have to be followed with relaxation in the lockdown, failing which the lockdown can be withdrawn at any time. Tamil Nadu: Permission has been given to open parks, salons, beauty parlors, spas and tea shops from 6 am to 5 pm from today in 27 districts including Chennai.

Stalin said if people follow the rules, the state can go ahead and steps can be taken to open schools and colleges along with allowing the service of public transport.

However, he thanked the people of Tamil Nadu for adhering to the restrictions during the last few weeks and said that the restraint shown by the people has helped in reducing the number of COVID positive cases.

The Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu also said that people should not ignore the norms of Kovid. He also called upon people not to crowd in front of tea shops. He also said that despite heavy criticism, the government has opened liquor shops to prevent people from consuming illegal and smuggled liquor.

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Karnataka: Yediyurappa government will give Rs 1 lakh if ​​a working member of a BPL family dies of COVID

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In Karnataka, on the death of an adult working member of a Below Poverty Line (BPL) family, a compensation of Rs.

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All centrally protected monuments/sites and museums to be opened from June 16: Archaeological Survey of India

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Protected monuments/sites and museums to be opened:

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