Mumbai Rains: Death toll in Malad wall collapse rises to 22

Mumbai: The death toll in the wall collapse incident in suburban Malad here rose to 22 Tuesday evening, a senior civic official said. One more injured person succumbed late evening, the official said.

The incident happened around 2 am when a compound wall in Pimpripada in Malad east area collapsed and people living in shanties adjacent to the wall got trapped under the debris. Over 75 injured were admitted to civic-run hospitals and 15 of them were discharged after primary treatment, a senior civic official said.

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