Four dead and 30 trapped after Mumbai building collapses because of torrential rain
Four people have been killed and at least 30 are trapped in a building that collapsed after torrential rains lashed Mumbai, police said.
Rescue workers, police and local residents helped pull 13 people from the rubble when the five-storey building in the Indian financial hub crashed down.
Rescue operations are under way to rescue those trapped in the debris, police said.
Thousands of Mumbai buildings that are more than 100 years old are at risk of collapse, their foundations weakened by some of the heaviest rain the city has had in more than 15 years.
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