Younger brother loses life while elder one left injured

In the gruesome stampede that claimed the lives of 23 people at Mumbai’s Elphinstone Road station, two siblings, Akash Parab (19) and Rohit (11) also became victims in the accident. While the elder brother suffered severe injuries in the accident, the younger one couldn’t survive

Younger brother loses life while elder one left injuredIn the gruesome stampede that occurred on September 29 during the peak hours at Mumbai’s Elphinstone Road station, there were two brothers who suffered an inexplicable tragedy in the accident. A 19-year-old Akash Parab and his 11-year-old younger brother Rohit left from Kanjurmarg in the morning of September 29 to reach Elphinstone Road. Both of […]

Elphinstone Stampede: Death toll rises to 23

On Friday morning, the horrific stampede that occurred at around 10:30 am, during morning rush hour amidst a heavy downpour on a foot-over bridge in Mumbai's Elphinstone station has claimed 23 lives as of now with 32 still admitted at the hospital and two have taken discharged against doctor's medical advice

Elphinstone Stampede: Death toll rises to 23The Friday’s Elphinstone-Parel Bridge stampede claimed another life after Satyendra Kanojia, who was critically injured and admitted in intensive care unit of KEM Hospital , succumbed to his injuries on Saturday morning. The death toll is now 23. According to the hospital officials, Kanojia, who was one of the 61 casualties brought to the hospital on Friday, had severe […]

‘Stampede could have been avoided, if people had not panicked’

On Friday, At least 23 people were killed and 38 were injured in a stampede at foot- over bridge linking Elphinstone Road and Parel suburban railway stations. While speaking to My Medical Mantra, Rupesh Ahir, a survivor of this horrific incident, recounts it

‘Stampede could have been avoided, if people had not panicked’Unlike every day, 26-year-old Rupesh Aahir, a Shahad resident, left fo Parel (his workplace). But on Friday,  Rupesh’s journey  was not  ‘happy’ as he was one of those who were caught in the unfortunate stampede. Recounting the mishap, Rupesh said that it was pouring and people had gathered on the bridge to take a shelter, […]

Elphinstone bridge stampede: ‘I thought that was a hoax call’

Often people call and joke over the phone. In one such similar incident, Naresh Kamble’s wife got a call from his friend, to inform her about the tragic Elphinstone bridge stampede in which her husband got injured, which she dismissed thinking as a prank. But, when neighbour’s informed her about the same, she was shocked and rushed to KEM Hospital

Elphinstone bridge stampede: ‘I thought that was a hoax call’At least 23 people were killed and 38 are injured in a stampede at Mumbai’s Elphinstone railway station. The incident occurred during peak hours following rains. Naresh kamble, a Mankhurd resident, who works in a private company at Elphinstone, suffered a leg injury and was lucky to have been survived. Kamble is taking treatment in […]

Elphinstone stampede: Patients and relatives share their ordeal

On Friday morning, an unfortunate and horrific stampede occurred at around 10:30 am, during morning rush hour amid a heavy downpour on a foot-over bridge in Mumbai's Elphinstone station. After this horrific incident, the relatives of the passengers rushed at KEM Hospital. Here, the patients and the relatives share their ordeal with My Medical Mantra

Elphinstone stampede: Patients and relatives share their ordealPratibha Aterkar, a Ghatkopar resident works in a private company at Parel. One-and-half year ago, she lost her husband. She has two daughters and was the sole earner of the family. According to Pratibha’s brother Vikas Javirkar said, “We got a call regarding the occurrence of the incident at 10: 15 am. An anonymous person […]

Elphinstone stampede: ‘If I don’t stay with her now, who will?’

Says a 17-year-old boy about his injured mother gets us back to the same question, who is to blame now and what is the way forward from here

Elphinstone stampede: ‘If I don’t stay with her now, who will?’For the 17 year old Viresh Mahananda Sawant, the incident at the Elphinstone Bridge turned out to be a horrific one. His mother, Mahananda Sawant works as a housekeeper in a company in Parel area. As usual, she left for work in the morning, but unfortunately, she got stuck in the rail-bridge mishap. Sawant is studying […]

Elphinstone stampede: Eyewitnesses recount the horror

At least 22 people were killed and 39 are injured in a stampede at Mumbai’s Elphinstone railway station. The incident occurred during peak hours following rains. My Medical Mantra talks to an eyewitnesses, who described the unfortunate incident

Elphinstone stampede: Eyewitnesses recount the horrorIt was raining heavily since morning in Mumbai, but the metropolis was on the move. Lakhs of Mumbaikars boarded the local trains to reach their workplaces. But suddenly, a rush-hour stampede at foot over-bridge linking Elphinstone Road and Parel suburban railway stations shook the nation. People were standing on the stairs and on the foot over-bridge […]

Elphinstone stampede: If required, treatment will be given at private hospitals, says Girish Mahajan

On Friday morning, an unfortunate stampede occurred at around 10:30 am, during morning rush hour amid a heavy downpour on a foot-over bridge in Mumbai's Elphinstone station, which connects two of the city's major local lines. Girish Mahajan, Medical Education Minister said, if required, treatment will also be given at private hospitals. And the government will bear the cost

Elphinstone stampede: If required, treatment will be given at private hospitals, says Girish MahajanThe horrific stampede claimed innocent lives, leaving many injured. “39 patients have suffered minor injuries, due to stampede, they felt suffocated. But they are fine now and will be discharged in a day or two. If required, treatment will also be given at private hospitals. And the government will bear the cost of the treatment,” […]

Elphinstone bridge stampede: ‘Human life is unfortunately the cheapest thing’

Former ace cricketer and commentator Virender Sehwag, is not only good with his bat but also with his words. On field, Veeru is known for his flawless batting and impeccable shots and off field, for his straightforwardness. He is vocal about the issues which are a matter of a concern to the society. In a series of tweets, the fierce cricketer has criticised the government

Elphinstone bridge stampede: ‘Human life is unfortunately the cheapest thing’At least 22 passengers were killed and 39 are injured in a stampede at Mumbai’s Elphinstone railway station. The incident occurred during peak hours following rains. This horrific incident shook the entire nation and many took to twitter to express their condolences, amongst which, was former cricketer and commentator Virender Sehwag. Veeru strikes back with […]

Elphinstone stampede: Passengers suffer serious injuries

At least 22 passengers were killed and 36 are injured in a stampede at Mumbai’s Elphinstone railway station. The incident occurred during peak hours following rains

Elphinstone stampede: Passengers suffer serious injuriesOn Friday, at 10.30 am, when the incident took place the foot over-bridge was heavily crowded. People were standing on the stairs and on the foot over-bridge waiting for the rains to stop. But, in the meanwhile, more and more people kept coming, after which there was a chaos and stampede occurred. 22 people (18 […]