Search and rescue operations at the site of the collapse of a residential building in Mumbai

India’s relief teams announced on Friday the end of search and rescue operations at the site of the collapse of a residential building in the city of Mumbai, killing 33 people.

ABC News reported that there were no more casualties at the scene in the wreckage, noting that workers used heavy machinery and equipment to lift concrete slabs and cement blocks from the site.

The 117-year-old building is likely to have collapsed due to heavy rains on the area recently, the US network said, noting that in 2011 the Indian authorities announced that the building was unsafe but many residents remained there because it was not They are provided with alternative housing.

Construction collapses occur during India’s rainy season, which runs from June to September each year.

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