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Stay current with all the latest and breaking news from Building collapse, compare headlines and perspectives between news sources on stories happening today. In total, 156 stories have been published about Building collapse which Ground News has aggregated in the past 3 months.

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Asia · Mumbai

Mumbai building collapse kills at least 19 with more feared trapped

43% Right coverage: 28 sources
The four-story building collapsed late Monday night in the Kurla area of Mumbai. Dozens of rescuers were clearing the debris to find at least four residents still trapped. The families had been asked to vacate the dilapidated building some time ago but continued to live there.See the Story
Asia · Changsha

Building collapse in central China kills 53 people

42% Center coverage: 31 sources
Chinese authorities have raised the number of people confirmed dead in a building collapse to 53. The commercial building in Changsha city caved in last Friday, prompting over six days of painstaking attempts to pull survivors free from the mass of rubble and twisted metal. Ten people were rescued and 53 people died, authorities said.See the Story
Asia · Changsha

Hopes Dim For Finding China Building Collapse Survivors

44% Center coverage: 27 sources
Rescuers pull a pair of survivors from a collapsed building in central China on Sunday. The building in Changsha city, Hunan province, caved in Friday afternoon, leaving a gaping hole in the streetscape. There are now 16 people believed to remain trapped, while no contact has been made with nearly 40 others.See the Story
US & Canada · Lagos

Building in Nigeria’s commercial hub collapses; 5 dead

54% Center coverage: 22 sources
Twenty-three people have been rescued alive including seven children and 16 adults. Among the dead are a mother and her son, said Ibrahim Farinloye of Nigeria's National Emergency Management Agency. Building collapses in the West African nation are frequent, including in Lagos which recorded five such incidents last year.See the Story
Muhammadu Buhari · Nigeria

Lagos building collapse death toll rises to 10 | Africanews

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
The three-storey building collapsed late Sunday in the Ebute-Metta area of the sprawling city of over 20 million people. Eight bodies were initially pulled from the rubble, along with dozens of survivors. President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday called for stepped-up construction standards.See the Story
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Another two-storey building collapses in Lagos

A two-storey building in the Ago Palace Way area of Lagos State, collapsed on Saturday. The building is on Chris Igadi street off Ago Palace way opposite Kilimanjaro/ AP filling station. The incident happened days after eight persons died when a three-story building at Ibadan street in Ebute Metta.See the Story
Europe · Budapest

4 injured as apartment building roof collapses in Budapest

43% Left coverage: 7 sources
The roof and part of the front of an apartment building in the Hungarian capital collapsed Monday. Several people were injured, many cars were damaged and five vehicles were completely flattened. Police said in a statement that the search of the rubble and the building itself was continuing, but that so far there was no indication of fatalities.See the Story
Building Collapse · Mumbai

Mumbai building collapse: Yogi announces ₹2L each to kin of four victims from UP

67% Right coverage: 3 sources
A side portion of a vacated ground-plus-four-storey building collapsed in Badam Wadi, Kalbadevi road, said the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) No casualties were reported due to the collapse. The officials have stated it to be Level-1 incident.See the Story
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Mumbai building collapse: Culpable homicide case filed against some flat owners

Coverage: 2 sources
Mumbai police have registered a case of culpable homicide not amounting to murder against some flat owners and others. The incident had occurred around Monday midnight in the ground-plus three-storey building at Naik Nagar Co-operative Housing Society. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation had declared the building as dangerous to live in.See the Story
Building Collapse · Mumbai

Building crashes have killed over 800 people in Mumbai in 50 years - ET RealEstate

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
Fourteen people were killed and 13 others were injured in a building collapse in Kurla on Monday. According to RTI, 815 people have lost their lives in building accidents between 1970 and 2018. The number of cessed buildings in the urban areas from Bandra-Sion to Colaba in Mumbai is more than 14,000.See the Story
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Kurla building collapse: BMC yet to move survivors to shelters

Mumbai police on Wednesday said that a total of 19 people were killed and 15 sustained injuries in the building collapse. Ramraj Sahani, one of the survivors, was discharged from the civic-run Rajawadi hospital of Ghatkopar, after being treated for head and leg injuries on Tuesday. The BMC also vacated a building near the one which crashed.See the Story
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Kurla building collapse: Police book five in connection with crash

The Nehru Nagar police have booked five people in connection with the building collapse at Naik Nagar society at Kurla, which claimed 19 lives on Tuesday. One of them, a contractor, was arrested for housing 37 of his workers there; he and the flat owners have been charged for letting people stay despite knowing the building was unsafe.See the Story

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