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Mumbai building collapse death toll hits 28

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The death toll from the collapse of a five-storey apartment block in India's financial hub Mumbai rose to 28, a senior official at the rescue site told AFP on Saturday.

Alok Avasthy of the National Disaster Management Authority said in a text message there were "28 dead", while local media reported more people were believed trapped under the rubble.

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