At least 50 people were saved after a nine-floor building in Mumbai, India, caught fire on Monday afternoon, Indian authorities said many people were trapped inside. “The rescue operation is almost complete. We check each floor of the building to see if anyone is left inside” said a fire department official.
Local TV channels have announced that about 100 people remained inside the office building where the telecommunications company MTNL is headquartered. “It was confirmed on the third and fourth floors of the building,“ – the fire department official said, sending 14 cars to the site.
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A witness told Reuters that five or six people went out on the balcony of one of the floors, waving a white handkerchief.
— India TV (@indiatvnews) July 22, 2019
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