At Least 12 Killed In Mumbai Building Collapse : The 2-Way : Npr

At Least 12 Killed In Mumbai Building CollapseEnlarge this image toggle caption Punit Paranjpe/AFP/Getty Images Punit Paranjpe/AFP/Getty ImagesAt least 12 people were killed and more were still trapped after a century-old building collapsed in India’s financial center of Mumbai on Thursday morning.
Asia Monsoon Season Hits South Asia Hard Monsoon Season Hits South Asia Hard Listen · 3:39 3:39Mumbai’s municipal housing authority declared the building dilapidated in 2011, Reuters reports.
Seventeen people died in July when a building collapsed in Ghatkopar, a Mumbai suburb.
According to the BBC, this is the third time a building has collapsed in Mumbai in under a month.
As the AP explains:”Building collapses are common in India during the monsoon season, which is June to September.

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