25 October 2020,   15:04
Death toll in Bhiwandi building collapse rises to 33

The death toll in the Bhiwandi building collapse in Maharashtra rose to 33 on Wednesday, with the recovery of eight more bodies overnight.

The dead include 15 children in the age group of two to 15, including three toddlers. The 43-year-old Jilani building collapsed at 3.40 am on Monday.

35 persons have been pulled out of the debris alive so far, police said. They are being treated at hospitals in Bhiwandi and Thane. The search operation continued throughout the night despite heavy rains, the official said.