You are here » Home » Multimedia » Photo Gallery » photogallery individual » Look at these images and lament at Mumbai's crumbling infra

Look at these images and lament at Mumbai's crumbling infra

  • elphinstone stampede, mumbai stampede, elphinstone stampede, footover bridge stampede, mumbai news, prabhadevi station, mumbai local train delay, mumbai station stampede, Elphinstone railway station, mumbai, Mumbai local rail network, Prabhadevi railway station, stampede at Mumbai railways, Mumbai stampede death toll, Stampede at Mumbai station, Mumbai stampede live updates
    Policemen man the passengers following the stampede

    In a Dussehra-eve tragedy, at least 22 commuters were killed on a railway foot overbridge connecting the Parel-Elphinstone Road stations

  • elphinstone stampede, mumbai stampede, elphinstone stampede, footover bridge stampede, mumbai news, prabhadevi station, mumbai local train delay, mumbai station stampede, Elphinstone railway station, mumbai, Mumbai local rail network, Prabhadevi railway station, stampede at Mumbai railways, Mumbai stampede death toll, Stampede at Mumbai station, Mumbai stampede live updates
    Passengers caught in a stampede at Elphinstone railway station's foot over bridge in Mumbai on Friday

    Three people were brought dead to the KEM Hospital. Besides, around 32 were injured and rushed to hospitals.

  • elphinstone stampede, mumbai stampede, elphinstone stampede, footover bridge stampede, mumbai news, prabhadevi station, mumbai local train delay, mumbai station stampede, Elphinstone railway station, mumbai, Mumbai local rail network, Prabhadevi railway station, stampede at Mumbai railways, Mumbai stampede death toll, Stampede at Mumbai station, Mumbai stampede live updates
    People and police look on at the site of a stampede that broke out on the Elphinstone Railway Station

    At least 32 others were injured, many critically, and casualty figures could go up: BrihanMumbai Municipal Corp (BMC) Disaster Control.

  • elphinstone stampede, mumbai stampede, elphinstone stampede, footover bridge stampede, mumbai news, prabhadevi station, mumbai local train delay, mumbai station stampede, Elphinstone railway station, mumbai, Mumbai local rail network, Prabhadevi railway station, stampede at Mumbai railways, Mumbai stampede death toll, Stampede at Mumbai station, Mumbai stampede live updates
    It seems all started when someone slipped because of the wet floor: Railway PRO Anil Saxena

    The crowds increased as much more attempted to enter the bridge — for shelter and going over to the other side.

    The major cause of this mishap was the rush on the foot-overbridge, which resulted in a stampede.

  • elphinstone stampede, mumbai stampede, elphinstone stampede, footover bridge stampede, mumbai news, prabhadevi station, mumbai local train delay, mumbai station stampede, Elphinstone railway station, mumbai, Mumbai local rail network, Prabhadevi railway station, stampede at Mumbai railways, Mumbai stampede death toll, Stampede at Mumbai station, Mumbai stampede live updates
    Police inspecting the Elphinstone Railway Station bridge Mumbai

    The tragedy took place amid rain in the city around 10.40 am when the foot overbridge was heavily crowded

  • elphinstone stampede, mumbai stampede, elphinstone stampede, footover bridge stampede, mumbai news, prabhadevi station, mumbai local train delay, mumbai station stampede, Elphinstone railway station, mumbai, Mumbai local rail network, Prabhadevi railway station, stampede at Mumbai railways, Mumbai stampede death toll, Stampede at Mumbai station, Mumbai stampede live updates
    People gathered at the site of the Elphinstone Railway Station

    Police suspect a short-circuit with a loud sound near the FOB led to panic and people started running, resulting in the stampede.

  • elphinstone stampede, mumbai stampede, elphinstone stampede, footover bridge stampede, mumbai news, prabhadevi station, mumbai local train delay, mumbai station stampede, Elphinstone railway station, mumbai, Mumbai local rail network, Prabhadevi railway station, stampede at Mumbai railways, Mumbai stampede death toll, Stampede at Mumbai station, Mumbai stampede live updates
    A Policeman staking stock of the situation at Elphinstone Railway Station

    The exact cause of the stampede was not known but witnesses claimed that a sudden rumour of a suspected electrical short-circuit triggered a panic run.

  • elphinstone stampede, mumbai stampede, elphinstone stampede, footover bridge stampede, mumbai news, prabhadevi station, mumbai local train delay, mumbai station stampede, Elphinstone railway station, mumbai, Mumbai local rail network, Prabhadevi railway station, stampede at Mumbai railways, Mumbai stampede death toll, Stampede at Mumbai station, Mumbai stampede live updates
    NDRF personnel arrive to inspect the Elphinstone railway station

    Officials of the railway, police and fire brigade rushed to the site to carry out the rescue operations.

  • elphinstone stampede, mumbai stampede, elphinstone stampede, footover bridge stampede, mumbai news, prabhadevi station, mumbai local train delay, mumbai station stampede, Elphinstone railway station, mumbai, Mumbai local rail network, Prabhadevi railway station, stampede at Mumbai railways, Mumbai stampede death toll, Stampede at Mumbai station, Mumbai stampede live updates
    A worker cleans the Elphinstone railway station's foot over bridge

    Before rescue teams arrived, cab drivers and others helped shift the injured in taxis and on two-wheelers.

  • elphinstone stampede, mumbai stampede, elphinstone stampede, footover bridge stampede, mumbai news, prabhadevi station, mumbai local train delay, mumbai station stampede, Elphinstone railway station, mumbai, Mumbai local rail network, Prabhadevi railway station, stampede at Mumbai railways, Mumbai stampede death toll, Stampede at Mumbai station, Mumbai stampede live updates
    Injured were shifted to the KEM hospital after the stampede at the Elphinstone railway station on Friday. (Photo: Kamlesh D Pednekar)

    PM Narendra Modi, President Ramnath Kovind, and Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis have expressed grief over the tragic incident that claimed 22 lives.

  • elphinstone stampede, mumbai stampede, elphinstone stampede, footover bridge stampede, mumbai news, prabhadevi station, mumbai local train delay, mumbai station stampede, Elphinstone railway station, mumbai, Mumbai local rail network, Prabhadevi railway station, stampede at Mumbai railways, Mumbai stampede death toll, Stampede at Mumbai station, Mumbai stampede live updates
    A picture of the foot-over bridge after the stampede at the Elphinstone railway station on Friday. (Photo: Kamlesh D Pednekar)

    The Maharshtra government has offered a compensation of Rs 5 lakh for the kin of deceased.

LATEST GALLERIES