Mumbai rains: Two-year-old dies in Vikhroli, two dead in Panchasheel Chawl

Updated - August 30, 2017 01:21 am IST

Published - August 30, 2017 12:45 am IST

A two-year-old child was killed after two huts adjacent to hers collapsed on her house in Vikhroli on Tuesday evening due to heavy rainfall. Meanwhile, three persons are feared dead after drowning in the Kalwa creek on Tuesday night, police and fire officials are still at the spot.

According to the Parksite police, the incident occurred in the Jankalyan Nagar society in Vikhroli (east), which is located on the slope of a hill.

“Two huts at a greater height collapsed on the victim's house while she was sleeping along with her parents. A total of three persons, including the deceased, were extracted from the debris and rushed to the hospital where the girl was declared dead before admission,” said Deputy Commissioner of Police Sachin Patil, Zone VII.

The deceased girl has been identified as Kalyani Jangam (02), while her parents, Chhaya and Gopal Jangam, are being treated for their injuries at the Mahatma Phule Hospital in Vikhroli. The Parksite police are in the process of registering an Accidental Death Report in the matter.

Meanwhile, in another incident, two adjacent houses in the Panchasheel Chawl collapsed on each other late on Tuesday evening. Of the seven people rescued from the rubble, Nikhil Pal (2) an Suresh Mourya (40) were declared dead before admission, while Kirandevi Pal (25) is being treated for her injuries.

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