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Kovind, Modi condemn Elphinstone Road overbridge stampede

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Published : Sep 29, 2017, 4:21 pm IST
Updated : Sep 29, 2017, 4:28 pm IST

At least 22 people were killed and several injured in a rush hour stampede on a overbridge linking Elphinstone Road and Parel stations.

(Photo: PTI/File)
 (Photo: PTI/File)

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind condemned the stampede at foot overbridge at Elphinstone Road, Mumbai.

The President in his twitter said he is anguished by the loss of lives in the stampede.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi also expressed his condolences and said the situation in Mumbai is being constantly monitored by Railways Minister Piyush Goyal.

At least 22 people were killed and 39 injured in a rush hour stampede on a foot overbridge linking Elphinstone Road and Parel suburban railway stations in Mumbai on Friday morning.

Read: Mumbai: 22 killed in Elphinstone station overbridge stampede; 5 lac for kin of dead

The tragedy took place amid rain in the city around 10:40 am when the foot overbridge was heavily crowded.
 

Tags: elphinstone road station stampede, narendra modi, ram nath kovind, foot overbridge stampede
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