“Most of the victims are women and children,” Abu Bakr said, adding that “there are no more bodies under the rubble of the house.” He added that a child was among the victims, INA reported.
Many buildings in Aleppo were destroyed or damaged during Syria’s 11-year conflict, which has killed hundreds of thousands and displaced half the country’s pre-war population of 23 million.
Rescue workers were searching on Tuesday for nine people missing in the ruins. Authorities had earlier suggested that 14 people had already been rescued but offered the new tally following "further analysis and screening of new information".
Officials said many residents of the 47 flats inside the building were spared because they had already fled the town to escape the coronavirus pandemic.
Authorities said 28 people were pulled out by rescue teams amid heavy monsoon rains and local residents had joined the operation at the disaster site in Mahad, an industrial town about 200km south of Mumbai.
A total of 57 people have been pulled from the debris of the Juxian restaurant, with dozens injured. Seven people are seriously hurt, although Xinhua said the injuries were "not life-threatening".
Around 40 mourners had gathered under the shelter at a crematorium in the district of Ghaziabad when it collapsed, trapping them under the rubble, divisional commissioner Anita C Meshram said.
So far, 11 persons have perished in the incident, comprising 9 from a single family, and after the locals raised an alarm that a few more may still be trapped under the huge mound of rubble, efforts were made to dig them out.
Over 100 firefighting and rescue units are searching through tonnes of rubble for survivors.
Rescuers used both heavy equipment and their own hands to comb through the wreckage, toiled to locate and reach anyone still alive in the remains of the 12-story Champlain Towers South, on Friday in an increasingly desperate search for survivors.