In the Indian state of Maharashtra, two vehicles collide and plunge into a well, killing 26 people and injuring 32 others.
Ten newborn babies die in a hospital fire in western Maharashtra, India. The fire was supposedly caused by an electrical short circuit. Prime Minister Narendra Modi says that the news was "heart-wrenching".
Karnataka imposes a night curfew from 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. IST until January 2 due to fears of a mutant version of SARS-CoV-2 that was found in the United Kingdom. It becomes the second Indian state to do so after Maharashtra.
More than 200 people are missing after the five-storey Tariq Garden apartment block in Mahad, Maharashtra, India, collapses. Residents and rescue workers dispatched by the National Disaster Response Force have rescued at least 28 people.
At least 5 people have been killed in an explosion at the world's largest ship breaking yard at Alang in Indian state of Gujarat.[http:--news.biharprabha.com-2014-06-5-killed-in-alang-port-shipbreaking-yard-blast-in-gujarat- (IANS via Biharprabha) ]