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Building Collapse in Sanpada, Sanpada Tower/Building/Dutt Niwas Collapses - Email Rumour? July 2009

There is an unauthenticated information about a 'Building Collapse in Sanpada, Mumbai' spreading through emails and forums in the internet.

The story displayed in some websites, emails is as follows

At least 20 people, including eight children, were killed and 21 others were injured when a portion of a four-storey building in south Mumbai collapsed in the wee hours on Wednesday, officials said.

The dead included eight children, same number of women and four men, they said adding, the injured were admitted to the government-run J J Hospital.

A portion of the building 'Dutt Niwas' collapsed at around 5:15 am, R E Pawar, DCP (Zone II) said.
The news is available in the following links (as on July 2, 2009) http://india-news.mywebdunia.com/2009/07/01/building_collapsed_in_sanpada.html http://india-spider.com/sanpada-building-tower-collapsed-sprava-o-nehode/ http://www.funonthenet.in/forums/index.php?topic=140366.0 http://propertieshomesandmore.com/building-collapsed-at-palm-beach-road-navi-mumbai/

However this story has been published in the NewsX Website on August 13, 2008 under the title 'Mumbai building collapse kills 20, many injured' . The pictures circulated is about a building collapse at Shanghai which took place, in 29 June 2009 as reported by BBC

The news may be considered as rumour as it has not been confirmed by authorities or major news websites in India.

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