In a tragic incident, a stampede took place at Elphinstone Railway Bridge in Mumbai's Parel on Friday morning. (Image: ANI)
The incident took place at 9:30 am, killing 22 people. (Image: ANI)
As per reports, the stampede took place after rumours of short-circuit were spread across at the station, post which people started running on the bridge. (Image: ABP News)
Niket Kaushik, GRP Commissioner said that Of the injured 20 people have serious injuries, rest have minor injuries. Can't comment more right now. (Image: ANI)
A. Saxena, DG PR, Railway said that due to sudden rain, people waited at station, when rain stopped there was chaos to go out, stampede occurred. He also added Death of 22 people have been confirmed & 27 have been injured (Image: ANI)
The Elphinstone station falls on Western line.
President Ram Nath Kovind also tweeted "Anguished by the loss of lives in the stampede in Mumbai. Condolences to the bereaved families; prayers with injured." (Image: Twitter @rashtrapatibhvn)