Vacant building collapses in Mumbai, teen rescued from debris

Noor Mohammed Alishkar was trapped in the debris when a portion of Nand Vilas building on Maulana Shaukat Ali Road.

Published: 28th July 2019 02:37 PM  |   Last Updated: 28th July 2019 02:37 PM   |  A+A-

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MUMBAI: A part of a vacant four-storeyed building collapsed in the early hours of Sunday in Byculla area of south Mumbai, injuring a teenager, an official said.

Noor Mohammed Alishkar (17) was trapped in the debris when a portion of Nand Vilas building on Maulana Shaukat Ali Road, near JJ Hospital, caved in, the official said.

"He was rescued by the fire brigade. Alishkar is a daily wage labourer and was part of the team demolishing the building. He has been admitted in JJ Hospital. His condition is stable," the official added.

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