A brown building with clock towers, domes and pyramidal tops. Also a busiest railway station in India. A wide street in front of it.

Local media say 17 people have been wounded.

At least 11 people have died as the two-story building collapsed in the western Indian city of Mumbai.

Up to now there have been 11 reported dead, including eight children.

“The incident took place around 10:15 pm. I came out after two persons asked us to leave the building. As I was rushing out, I saw three buildings, including a dairy, were demolished near our building,” the Mumbai Mirror newspaper quoted a local in the city as saying.

Local media say as many as 17 people have been injured; those still needing treatment have been taken to a local hospital.

Maharashtra state’s Minister Aslam Shaikh said rescue efforts are continuing to search for survivors who may still be trapped beneath the debris.

According to reports, the building collapsed in about 10.30pm on Wednesday night after the first rainfall of the monsoon season, around 6.30pm today.

Witnesses said the two-story building had fallen onto smaller buildings along it.

Malad West (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Malad West Vidhan Sabha constituency is a constituency of the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly, located in the metropolis of Mumbai. (wikipedia)

Maharashtra Legislative Assembly

The Maharashtra Vidhan Sabha or the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly is the lower house of the legislature of the Indian state of Maharashtra. (wikipedia)

Mumbai cricket team

The Mumbai cricket team is a cricket team representing the city of Mumbai in Indian domestic cricket. The team’s primary home ground is the Wankhede Stadium in South Mumbai. (wikipedia)


The capital city of the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is the most populous city in India with an estimated city proper population of 12.4 million as of 2011 (wikipedia)