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Five-Story Building Collapses In Mumbai, At Least 20 Feared Trapped

Rescue crews are scrambling to rescue at least 20 people from inside a building in central Mumbai that collapsed after days of heavy rainfall.

Last updated on June 10, 2013, at 12:37 p.m. ET

Posted on June 10, 2013, at 12:37 p.m. ET

The building collapsed Monday night in Mahim area of central Mumbai.

BREAKING PHOTO: Several injuries reported as multi-story building collapses in Mumbai http://t.co/RbgUA3H6pO - @ndtv

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BREAKING PHOTO: Several injuries reported as multi-story building collapses in Mumbai http://t.co/RbgUA3H6pO - @ndtv

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Mahim bldg collapse

According to reports, those trapped inside are mostly children and senior citizens.

Heavy rains this weekend may have contributed to the #Mumbai collapse; efforts focused on rescuing residents.

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Heavy rains this weekend may have contributed to the #Mumbai collapse; efforts focused on rescuing residents.

Recent monsoon rains may have caused the collapse.

After heavy rain, multi-storey building in Mumbai's Mahim area collapses

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After heavy rain, multi-storey building in Mumbai's Mahim area collapses

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#Mumbai building- rescue workers try to reach those inside using a section that's still standing. Pic: Tejas Mehta

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#Mumbai building- rescue workers try to reach those inside using a section that's still standing. Pic: Tejas Mehta

A southwest monsoon hit Mumbai three days ahead of schedule and has been causing heavily flooding in the area since Sunday.

Rafiq Maqbool / AP
Rafiq Maqbool / AP

UPDATE: It's now being reported that one woman has died and three injured have been rescued from the collapse.

Mumbai building collapse: One woman dead, three injured rescued

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Mumbai building collapse: One woman dead, three injured rescued

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