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Thane building collapse: Woman rescued alive after being trapped for 24 hours under debris


Smitha Nair,CNN-IBN
Apr 06, 2013 at 07:14am IST

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Thane: A woman, stuck under the debris of the illegal building in Thane that collapsed on Thursday evening, was rescued alive after 24 hours. The woman was talking to her rescuers after she was pulled out of the debris.

She was taken to Thane Civil Hospital in an ambulance after her rescue. However, many children are still buried under the debris.

Fifty eight people have reportedly died and over 60 have been injured in Maharashtra's worst building collapse in a decade, after a seven-storied under-construction illegal building collapsed in Thane.

Thane building collapse: Woman rescued alive

The woman, who was taken to a hospital after she was pulled out, was awake and talking to her rescuers.

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