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Mumbai: Stampede at Elphinstone railway station; 22 dead, 39 injured - Deccan Chronicle

At least 22 people were killed and 39 others were injured in a stampede on a foot overbridge at Elphinstone Road railway station in Mumbai on Friday. (Photo: Congress Twitter). The incident reportedly took place around 10:45 am due to rush between ...and more »

Mumbai train station stampede kills at least 22 - Financial Times

At least 22 people have been killed in a stampede at a Mumbai train station, according to local news reports citing city officials. The Press Trust of India said that the disaster happened at around 10:40am, towards the end of the morning rush hour ...and more »

Apology - The Hindu

The report titled 'Dying woman molested, video shows' (October 1, Mumbai edition) by Vedika Chaubey stated that a video clip showed a bystander molesting a woman who was breathing her last in the stampede at Elphinstone station. A perusal of the clip ...and more »

Mumbai Stampede After 4 Trains Came At Same Time, Says Official: 10 Facts - NDTV

Mumbai: 22 people have been killed and over 30 seriously injured in a stampede that broke out in Mumbai this morning during peak office hours on a bridge linking two suburban train stations. The incident took place at around 10:30 am on the foot over ...and more »

The Mumbai rail stampede was waiting to happen. Here's how we can prevent a similar tragedy -

We need to build a a city where people are encouraged to walk or take public transport, and not get killed for doing so. by Madhav Pai. Published Sep 30, 2017 · 06:30 am. The Mumbai rail stampede was waiting to happen. Here's how we can prevent a ...and more »

Mumbai railway station stampede kills at least 22 - The Guardian

Rush-hour crush on footbridge connecting two stations was triggered by falling concrete that caused panic. Michael Safi and agencies in Mumbai. @safimichael. Fri 29 Sep 2017 05.48 EDT First published on Fri 29 Sep 2017 03.36 EDT. Share on Facebook ...and more »

Elphinstone Road stampede: Fatalities could have been fewer if Western Railway stopped trains - The Hindu

The number of fatalities and injuries at the Elphinstone Road railway station stampede could possibly have been significantly fewer, or even avoided altogether, if the Western Railway officials on duty at the station had shown presence of mind and ...and more »

Will not allow bullet train, says MNS chief Raj Thackeray - The Hindu

Mr. Thackeray warned that “not a single brick will be allowed to be placed for the bullet train in Mumbai” until the infrastructure of local railways was made better. Ramping up his rhetoric against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Maharashtra Navnirman ...and more »

Elphinstone Road stampede: Prabhu's office denies allegations against minister - The Hindu

The office of the commerce and industry minister Suresh Prabhu termed the Elphinstone Road Station Foot Over Bridge (FOB) stampede incident in Mumbai, which left 22 dead and over 30 injured, as “unfortunate”, but said Mr. Prabhu, as the railway ...and more »

Elphinstone stampede: Mumbai city cops, Railway police argue over jurisdiction - The Hindu

In the immediate aftermath of the stampede at Elphinstone Road railway station's north foot overbridge (FOB), commuters witnessed the unedifying spectacle of the Government Railway Police (GRP) and the Mumbai Police arguing over whose jurisdiction the ...and more »