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Thane Building Slab Crash Kills 7 In Maharashtra

Thane: Slabs of the upper floors of a six-story building crashed to kill at least 7 persons in Ulhasnagar late on Friday night, according to officials on Saturday.

The tragedy took place in the 26-year-old Sai Shakti Building with 29 flats, in the Nehru Chowk area here.

According to locals, there were some sudden rumbling sounds, vibrations and then the massive crash of the slabs from the living room areas of the building at around 9.30 pm.

The Ulhasnagar Fire Brigade, Thane Fire Brigade and Thane Disaster Rescue Force, police and other agencies immediately reached the spot and recovered the bodies of the victims from the debris early on Saturday.

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