Follow my blog with Bloglovin
Wednesday , 22 November 2017
Breaking News

Mumbai Live: Death toll goes up to 15, dozens injured in stampede at Elphinstone Road railway station

15 people have been killed and 30 injured in a Stampede on foot over bridge linking Elphinstone Road and parol suburban station in Mumbai.

The cause of the stampede was being probed.

“Of the injured 20 people have serious injuries, rest have minor injuries. Can’t comment more right now,” said Niket Kaushik, GRP Commissioner.

Emergency relief and medical teams were rushed to the spot.

The tragedy took place in city around 10.40am when the foot overbridge was heavily crowded said police.

Police suspect a short circuit with a loud sound near FOB led to panic and people started running due to stampede.

Three persons declared dead on arrival at KEM hospital in Parol . Around 20 person were injured and rushed to hospital said an official of the BMC’s disaster control room.

Railway officials, police and fire brigade rushed to the spot for rescue operations.

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal is likely to visit the spot soon.

Comments are closed.

Scroll To Top
badge