Thane building collapse: Rescue operations over, 72 dead
Thirty-six hours after an illegal seven-storey building collapsed in Thane, a woman was rescued from the rubble in the morning. She has been sent to a hospital. National Disaster Response Force official Alok Avasthi told NDTV that 70 per cent of the debris has been cleared and more survivors are expected to be rescued through the day. The death toll has now reached 72 including 26 children. Sixty-two people have been injured. Yesterday, a 10-month-old baby was rescued after 29 hours. She was rushed to a hospital immediately and is currently, out of danger.
10-month-old baby girl rescued 29 hours after Thane building collapse
Amidst tragedy in Thane - where a building collapse has left 71 people dead - here's a story of a miraculous survival. A 10-month-old baby girl was pulled out alive from the rubble 29 hours after the incident and is presently being treated at the Chatrapati Shivaji Hospital in Kalwa, where she is said to be doing well.