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Mumbai building collapse kills six and injures three

MUMBAI--An apartment block collapsed in the Indian financial hub Mumbai on Friday, killing six people and injuring three others in the latest of a series of deadly building cave-ins, authorities said.

Dozens of rescuers scoured the site in search of anyone trapped under the wreckage of the building, located in a densely populated area of the city and surrounded by other structures which were hit with debris.

"There have been six deaths, of which we can confirm two are women. Three persons have also been injured," a municipal official told AFP, asking not to be named.

Rescuers were using heavy equipment to comb through the collapsed building to see if there were other victims, he said.

"We do not yet know the exact number of people who might be trapped," he said.

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