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NDRF RESCUE OPERATION CONCLUDED IN BHINDI BAZAR, MUMBAI

 

Dated 01st September, 2017                                                                                       Time: 1600 Hrs

      

The search and rescue operations by NDRF along with other agencies at the site of building collapsed in Bhendi Bazaar area, South Mumbai concluded today. 03 Collapsed Structure Search and Rescue (CSSR) teams of NDRF were ceaselessly engaged to locate the victims since yesterday morning. NDRF rescuers continued its operations during whole night to made access to the maximum victims, trapped under the rubble of collapsed building.

 

NDRF responders carried out the CSSR Operation tirelessly by making best use of available state of the art equipment and sniffers dogs in looking for survivors under the rubble.

 

During the operation, rescue agencies rescued 13 persons and retrieved 33 dead bodies.

 

Before concluding the operation, a confirmation search was carried out to ensure that no more victims is left trap under the debris. Once the confirmatory search was over the Operation commander in consultation with BMC/local authority called off the search andrescue operations at 1235 hrs today.

 

 

Issued By : PR Cell, NDRF HQ, New Delhi.

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