Mumbai: Two minors among three killed in house collapse incidents

Three persons, including two minors, were today killed in two house collapse incidents in suburban Vikhroli in the wake of torrential rains that lashed the megapolis, police said.

Published: 30th August 2017 01:24 AM  |   Last Updated: 30th August 2017 01:24 AM   |  A+A-

People walk through flooded street during heavy rain showers in Mumbai on Tuesday. | PTI

By PTI

MUMBAI: Three persons, including two minors, were today killed in two house collapse incidents in suburban Vikhroli in the wake of torrential rains that lashed the megapolis, police said.

In the first incident in the hilly Suryanagar area, a house at a higher level collapsed on one below, trapping a one-and-a-half-year-old infant, Nikhil, 40-year-old Suresh Arjun Prasad Mourya and Kiran Baby Pal (25), a senior police official said.

They were taken to a nearby civic hospital where Nikhil and Mourya were declared dead before admission, the official said.

At Varshanagar hill area of Vikhroli Parksite, a protective wall collapsed on a house, killing two-year-old Kalyani Jangam on the spot, he said. Her parents Gopal Jangam (36) and Chhaya Jangam (30) suffered injuries.

They have been admitted to a hospital, the official said.

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