Build­ing col­lapse claims 17 lives

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - WORLD -

The death toll in a build­ing col­lapse in Mum­bai rose to 17 on Wed­nes­day, a day af­ter the ac­ci­dent oc­curred, the fire de­part­ment said. Res­cue work­ers con­tin­ued to search for sur­vivors at the site where the five-story build­ing came crash­ing down. At least 13 peo­ple were in­jured and about a dozen are still un­ac­counted for. The build­ing was in an east­ern sub­urb of Mum­bai, In­dia’s busi­ness and en­ter­tain­ment cap­i­tal.

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