Stampede at Mumbai's Elphinstone railway station, 22 dead, several injured


* Enquiry will be conducted by Maharashtra government and railways ministry and necessary, strict action will be taken: CM Fadnavis.
* Compensation of 5 Lakhs each will be given to kin of those dead. State government will bear medical expenses of injured: Vinod Tawde, M
aharashtran minister.



* Spoke to chief secretary and commissioner of police. Have asked them to reach hospital to monitor and ensure that everyone gets all the help: CM Fadnavis.
* Have ordered a high-level enquiry headed by the chief safety officer, Western Railways: Piyush Goyal,railway minister.
* Just landed in Mumbai. Deeply grieved at tragic loss of innocent lives due to unfortunate stampede: Piyush Goyal, railway minister.
* BMC's disaster management squad says says total 55 casualties have been reproted in Elphinston road stampede out of which 33 people are injured (24 male and 9 female), 22 dead (14 male, 8 female).

* My deepest condolences to all those who have lost their lives due to the stampede in Mumbai. Prayers with those who are injured: PM Modi.
* Situation in Mumbai is being continuously monitored. Piyush Goyal is in Mumbai taking stock of the situation and ensuring all assistance: PM.
* A -ve, B -ve and AB -ve blood is required in KEM hospital for those injured in #Elphinstone stampede.
* NDRF team reaches the site of Mumbai stampede.

* Anguished by the loss of lives in the stampede in Mumbai. Condolences to the bereaved families; prayers with injured: President Ram Nath Kovind.
* Helpline numbers for Elphinstone railway station stampede: 24136051, 24107020, 24131419.
* Death of 22 people has been confirmed and 27 have been injured: Anil Saxena, DG PR, Railway.
* Shiv Sena leader Sada Sarvankar demands resignation of railway minister Piyush Goyal.
* Death toll in Elphinstone railway station stampede rises to 22.
*Due to sudden rain, people waited at station. When it stopped raining there was chaos to go out, stampede occured: A Saxena, DG PR, Railway (ANI).
*The government is unable to provide basic facilities and services at stations but dreams of bullet trains, ANI quotes Shiv Sena's Mumbai MLA Ajay Choudhary as saying.
*Relief operations underway after stampede at Elphinstone railway station.
* Of the injured 20 people have serious injuries, rest have minor injuries. Can't comment more right now: Niket Kaushik,GRP Commissioner.
* At least 15 persons were killed and more than 20 people injured in a stampede at Elphinstone railway station's foot over bridge.
* The incident occurred on the foot over bridge which is known to be crowded most of the times and especially during peak hours.
* According to the TV reports, heavy rains triggered the chaos which resulted in a stampede at the Mumbai local railway station.

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