At least 5 people have been killed and 3 others injured after the wall of a house collapsed following an explosion in a makeshift chemical producing unit in Sakinaka area in suburban Mumbai on March 29.
The cause of the explosion is still to be ascertained. It was reported at around 2 AM. in the industrial unit in Andheri. Fire officials are on the spot clearing the debris. The house whose wall collapsed was adjacent to a small-scale industrial unit.
In January 2013, 6 people had died and seven others were injured in a fire that swept through a slum in Mumbai. In 2012, three floors of the headquarters of the Maharashtra state government building in Mumbai were burnt in a dubious fire.