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Elphinstone stampede: At least 15 killed, over 30 injured in Mumbai

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Mumbai: At least 15 people were killed and over 30 injured in a stampede at Mumbai’s Elphinstone railway station after heavy rain this morning.

The incident took place around 10.45 am during rush hour on foot overbridge linking Elphinstone Road and Parel suburban railway stations.

Early visuals showed people on the ground, many not moving at all, and attempts to revive them with water and first aid. Passengers were seen carrying the injured down the bridge.

The station is usually crowded during peak hours as it caters to office-goers in the Lower Parel area. The station, on the Western Line of the Mumbai suburban rail network, also connects to Parel station on the Central line.

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