The 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 brain injuries and was on ventilator.
“Satyendra was on ventilator and critical expired today. He had Axonal injury (brain injury). Relatives present at the time of his death. His body has been sent for post mortem,” said Dr Avinash Supe, dean of KEM Hospital.
While speaking to My Medical Mantra, the doctors looking after the Friday stampede injured informed, they are stable but most of them are in a state of shock.
He further said the others, injured in the Friday stampeded and admitted are stable and recuperating well. “Few of them will be discharged by evening,” said Dr Supe.