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Five teenagers killed in wall collapse in Mumbai

September 03, 2011 18:45 IST

Five teenagers were killed on Saturday after a compound wall collapsed in Sewree in South Mumbai following incessant rains in the metropolis.

The incident took place around 2.30 pm when the Jubilee Mill compound wall at T J road collapsed killing the youngsters, officials from disaster management cell of the Brihnamumbai Municipal Corporation said.

No more people are trapped in the debris, they added.

The deceased have been identified as Sayeed Ali Shaha, 11, Noor Mohammed Shaha, 18, Ghulam Moinuddin Majiula Khan, 12, Adnan Hasan, 12, and Shaufiq Sheikh, 17.

According to officials, the city area recorded 17.3 mm of rainfall while the eastern suburbs and western suburbs received 22 and 23 mm of rainfall respectively.

Meanwhile, two-three incidents of tree collapse have been reported from across the city, officials said. However, there were no casualties.

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