Building collapses in Mumbai, India, suburb; at least 35 people killed, dozens injured
MUMBAI, India — A half-finished building that was being constructed illegally in a suburb of India’s financial capital has collapsed, killing 35 people and injuring more than 50 others, police said Friday.
The building in the Mumbai suburb of Thane caved in at 6:08 p.m. Thursday, police said. Rescue workers with sledgehammers, gasoline-powered saws and hydraulic jacks were struggling to break through the rubble in their search for possible survivors. Six bulldozers had been brought to the scene.