Constructing Collapse In Mumbai Kills As A Minimum 7

In July, the police in Mumbai arrested a man accused of making illegal alterations to a five-story building that collapsed, killing 17.
NEW DELHI — A building collapsed Thursday morning during heavy rainfall in India’s commercial capital of Mumbai, killing at least seven people and injuring 15, a local official said.
In 2013, at least 60 people died when a decrepit building weakened by basement work collapsed in the city.
Heavy rainfall in Mumbai may have been a factor in the most recent collapse.
PhotoThe collapse is the latest in a series of disasters involving substandard buildings in the city.

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