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300 deaths reported in Mumbai due to building collapses in seven years

300 deaths reported in Mumbai due to building collapses in seven years
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On July 16, 2020, a part of Bhanushali building in Mumbai's Fort area collapsed as it was in the dilapidated conditions. This incident killed six people and several were injured. Another similar incident was reported in Malad Malvani resulting in injuries for several residents.

Such incidents have been reported for a long time from different areas in Mumbai and several residents have been killed or injured so far. Data released by RTI activist Shakeel Sheikh stated that over the seven years, i.e., from 2013 to 2019, a total of 3,945 structures have collapsed in Mumbai, killing 300 people and leaving 1,146 people injured.

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