To speed up the rescue operation, two teams of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) deployed for the rescue operation.
The cause of the incident is yet to be ascertained. However, assumptions are being made that it is due to the incessant rain in Mumbai.
Chief Public Relation Officers (CPRO), of BMC said that the civic body has opened a shelter at Imamwada Municipal Secondary Girls' School to help affected people after the building collapsed in Dongri.
(With inputs from agencies)
A team of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has rushed to the building collapse site while fire brigade officials is doing the rescue work.