14 Dead, 74 Injured as Hoarding Collapses in Mumbai

TNI Bureau: At least 14 people were killed while over 74 others were injured after a huge hoarding collapsed in Mumbai’s Ghatkopar area yesterday.

A 100-foot-tall illegal billboard fell at the Chheda Nagar-based petrol pump in Ghatkopar owning to a strong dust storms and unseasonal rains that lashed the area yesterday.

Soon, a rescue team including officials of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) reached the spot and carried out the rescue operation.

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The injured were rushed to different hospitals among whom 31 people were discharged following their treatment while 35 are still undergoing treatment at the Rajawadi Hospital.

According to a BMC official, the condition of one of the injured is critical.

Meanwhile, a probe has been initiated by the police, who assured to take stringent action against people who would be found guilty.

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