A three-storey building collapsed in Mumbai this afternoon, killing two persons and trapping many others, civic officials said.

Five persons were rescued from the debris of the building in Kamathipura area of Grant Road, which caved in at around 2 p.m., said a Fire Brigade official.

However, two of the injured succumbed to injures at J.J. Hospital and Nair Hospital, according to BMC Disaster Control Room officials.

The condition of the other injured is said to be critical.

Many people are still trapped under the rubble, the Fire Brigade official said, adding that the structure housed a beer bar and a factory, among others.

Eight fire engines and three ambulances were pressed into rescue operation, the official said.

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