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Saturday, September 30, 2017

22 people died and 35 injured in foot-over bridge accident in Mumbai.

By on Saturday, September 30, 2017

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22 people died and more than 35 people were injured in a stampede on railway foot over bridge in Mumbai on Friday morning when the people were crossing through it between Parel and Elphinstone railway station. The bridge was slippery by the rain water, and the incident took place because of broken railing portion. The government announced the compensation of Rs 10 to each next kin of deceased in this incident.
Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said that the railway will pay 5 lakh compensation to each the next kin of deceased; Rs 1 lakh each to the injured seriously; and Rs 50 thousand each people to the minor injury in this accident while the government of Maharashtra has announced also ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh for the next kin of deceased person in this incident.
The Mumbai police has requested to the people donate the blood. KEM hospital is facing blood shortage. Hospital has crises of blood group, 'A negative, B negative, AB Negative'.
 The bridge is 106 years old. The state rail minister manoj Sinha expressed his grief over the accident. He has ordered to set up an inquiry. He added that the furore caused stampede.
According to the witness of the accident, KIshore Thakkar, "I called rail administration at 10.34 o’clock, but there were no assistance till half an hour. I had already complaint about this bridge to the rail Authority.
President expressed his grief over this accident and condoled this. PM Modi expressed his grief over this accident.



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