City of disasters? 987 deaths recorded in 6 years in Mumbai according to RTI
A Right To Information (RTI) reply by the civic body’s disaster cell has revealed that Mumbai witnessed as many as 49,179 incidents that have caused death or injury to locals in the last six years. Of the total number, maximum, at around 21,452 were related to tree fall cases, while 20,074 were due to fires, and short circuits. Since 2013, as many as 987 people have died due to such incidents.