Following the recent collapse of a slab of an under-construction building in Bhiwandi; a portion of a two-storey building collapsed in Bhiwandi killing almost eight. Located at Hanuman Tekadi on the Kalyan road, authority reports state that a notice was sent in this regard to the residents, stating that the building was in a dilapidated condition.
As Bhiwandi Tehsildar, Vaishali Lambate, has reportedly informed, the building fell under the “dangerous building” category and was a “very old” ground plus two-floor structure. Occupants of the building were also served evacuation notices by the civic body. This is not just it – last week, a building crash in the town's Gaibinagar had claimed nine lives and another 10 were injured.